[remote or in person] Police Board

Chicago Police Board
Criminal Justice

Thursday, May 16, 2024
7:30 p.m. — 9:30 p.m. CDT

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3510 S Michigan Ave Chicago, IL 60653 (Directions)

CPD Public Safety Headquarters

You have the option of attending this meeting in person or remotely, though we recommend in person over remote, as the audio/visual quality of the livestream is not always great.

If you attend this meeting in person, an additional hour will be added to your total assignment hours. You may be asked to provide government-issued photo ID and to go through a metal detector/security check.

If you choose to document remotely, the meeting will be broadcast by CAN-TV on Chicago cable television channel 27 and live-streamed online (check https://www.cantv.org/watch/stream-can-tv27/). The video may not appear until at or a few minutes after the scheduled start time. If you do not see if right away, wait a few moments and try refreshing your Internet tab. CANTV typically posts video recordings a few days later on their Youtube channel.

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Edited and summarized by the Chicago - IL Documenters Team

Note-taking by Adlyn Morrison

Dexter Reed video release, Police misconduct cases arbitration debate

Live reporting by Citlali Perez

Citlali Perez @citlaliwrite
Hi, I’ll be live-tweeting today's Chicago Police board meeting for #CHIdocumenters @CHIdocumenters

06:28 PM May 16, 2024 CDT

Citlali Perez @citlaliwrite 2/15
Today’s Police Board meeting is taking place at 7:30 at the Chicago Public Safety Headquarters
Citlali Perez @citlaliwrite 3/15
The agenda and link to the live stream can be found here
Citlali Perez @citlaliwrite 4/15
The meeting has begun. There are no new updates regarding status of litigation on the arbitrator’s ruling regarding police disciplinary cases
Citlali Perez @citlaliwrite 5/15
Next item on the agenda is police disciplinary cases. One do solo art case is reviewed and the board passes the motion
Citlali Perez @citlaliwrite 6/15
Board member gives report on behalf of police Superintendent Snelling. Recently there was a March for officers who’ve passed away. The board members says they are still investigating the death of Police Officer, Luis Huesca
Citlali Perez @citlaliwrite 7/15
Deputy Inspector General for Public Safety, Tobara Richardson reports, 292 complaints reviewed, highest complaints was first amendment violations. COPA People’s academy , 6 week courses starts May 21st at North Park Academy. To teach people how COPA addresses investigations
Citlali Perez @citlaliwrite 8/15
Kimberly Green, group of neighbors working with 1st and 3rd district. Here to talk about incidents that have occurred in her neighborhood in the past week. She says there’s a dire need for equitable distribution of police resources
Citlali Perez @citlaliwrite 9/15
The next public comment reiterated the need for resources in the 3rd district. She says her group address litter. She says they need police officers to address “troubled buildings” to mitigate the challenges in her district.
Citlali Perez @citlaliwrite 10/15
The next public comment is from another member of the 3rd district. She says that they have worked to close a liquor store on cottage grove.
Citlali Perez @citlaliwrite 11/15
The next public comment is from Mr. Brandon. He says he is disappointed that attendees we’re not let in until the board members arrive. He says the barricades were put up to block off the only sitting area. He says that it’s disrespectful and an overkill.
Citlali Perez @citlaliwrite 12/15
Next public comment, is from Coby from CAARPR, he says he’s here to talk about justice for Dexter Reed which he says looks like firing and convicting the police involved. “We need to have systemic changes that result in the community actually having control of the police”
Citlali Perez @citlaliwrite 13/15
He says pretextual traffic stops need to be abolished along with tactical teams. He echoes the last comment saying that the barricades shouldn’t be up
Citlali Perez @citlaliwrite 14/15
Next public comment is also asking for justice for Dexter Reed. She draws connections between the dehumanization of black and brown communities and asks to press charges against police officers and end pretextual stops.
Citlali Perez @citlaliwrite 15/15
Meeting adjourned at 8:09 This concludes the Chicago Police Board meeting. The next meeting is scheduled forThursday, June 20, 2024, 7:30 p.m. For more meeting coverage, check out .


By Adlyn Morrison 5/16/2024
By Adlyn Morrison 5/16/2024

Agency Information

Chicago Police Board

The Chicago Police Board is an independent civilian body that oversees various matters of the Chicago Police Department, mainly deciding disciplinary cases involving police officers or members of the department, and nominating candidates for Superintendent of Police. The nine individuals who sit on the board are appointed by the mayor.

If you’re attending a Police Board meeting in person, be prepared to go through security. You may hear graphic descriptions of violent events or loud verbal protest from members of the public.

Remote meetings may be viewed at https://cantv.org/watch-now/ or on CAN-TV, Chicago cable channel 27. The video recordings are later posted on Youtube and previously on CAN TV’s YouTube within a day or two.

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