The Independent Monitoring Team is dedicated to collaboration and engagement with members of the Chicago community. Our team will have continuous and regular dialogue with the community to gather their questions, concerns, and overall feedback. Members of the community are invited to submit feedback, ask questions, and attend our Independent Monitoring Team community meetings. We will review all comments that we receive from contacts and feedback forms throughout the monitoring process.

A Message from the Independent Monitor

Independent Monitor, Maggie Hickey, shares a message about the Independent Monitoring Team’s efforts to keep the community engaged in police reform virtually during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Quarterly Community Meetings

The Independent Monitoring Team held the last quarterly meeting on February 27, 2020 at Humboldt Park Refectory & Fieldhouse . The Independent Monitoring Team introduced the Monitoring Team that will assess the Chicago Police Department’s and City of Chicago’s compliance with the consent decree and gave an overview of the City’s and the CPD’s progress, as reflected in the first monitoring report. The meeting included roundtable discussions that gathered the perspectives of local community members to ensure the monitoring efforts reflect the priorities of Chicago’s diverse community members.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

The Independent Monitoring Team has developed a list of frequently asked questions to provide the community with responses to common questions.

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Community Newsletters

The Independent Monitoring Team will develop newsletters to provide the community with information on their most recent activities.