Independent Monitoring Report 5 provides our assessments of the City’s and the Chicago Police Department’s progress on reform efforts in the fifth reporting period (July 1, 2021, through December 31, 2021). The report includes, among other things, required by the Consent Decree, the following:

  • updated compliance assessments or status updates from the first three reporting periods;
  • a compliance assessment or status update for each new paragraph we identified for this reporting period in our Monitoring Plan for Year Three;
  • a summary of the principal achievements and challenges facing the City’s ability to comply with the Consent Decree; and
  • an updated projection of upcoming work for the City, OAG, and the IMT (¶661).

The report is available here. The corresponding press release is available here.