Independent Monitoring Report 1 provides our assessments of the City’s and the Chicago Police Department’s progress on reform efforts in the first reporting period (March 1 through August 31, 2019). In accordance with ¶661, the report includes, among other things, a compliance or status assessment for each paragraph we identified for this reporting period in our Monitoring Plan, a summary of the principal challenges facing the City’s ability to come into compliance with the Consent Decree, and an updated projection of upcoming work for the City, the OAG, and the IMT. The report is available here. The corresponding press release is available here.