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Police Department’s Use-of-Force Policy to Incorporate ‘Sanctity of Life,’ ‘Proportionality’ and Other Recommendations

 The increased awareness of police shootings – particularly of unarmed Black and Brown people – would seem to make establishing trust between police and residents an uphill battle. It is, nonetheless, one that Evanston Police Chief Demitrous Cook says he sees as paramount to the department’s mission. “To establish a great relationship, we have to […]

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COVID-19 Update on May 11: ­­­­­­­­­­­­Three New Cases in Evanston, 1,562 in the State

The City of Evanston has prepared a draft action plan to help guide Evanston’s recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. The plan describes some of the devastation that has occurred and impacted residents and businesses; it provides a brief history of actions taken to address the harm caused by the pandemic; it establishes principles and goals of actions that need to be taken; and it lays out a list of strategies for each action.