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Every Chicagoan can provide input on police reform by commenting on the draft consent decree during a 21-day period. This opportunity to comment on the draft consent decree will close on August 17, 2018.

To review and comment on the draft consent decree, click here.

As part of the process of negotiating and drafting the consent decree, the Attorney General’s Office worked with community organizations to hold 14 Consent Decree Community Roundtables throughout Chicago. The purpose of these roundtables was to ensure that interested Chicago residents had a meaningful opportunity to provide their input on reform of CPD. The Attorney General’s Office and the City then reviewed and considered all of the community input. To review the report that summarizes the community engagement process and the input received from Chicagoans, click here.

In addition, the Attorney General’s Office sought and obtained input on reform of the Chicago Police Department from CPD officers through 13 focus groups. The Attorney General’s Office and the City also reviewed and considered this input as part of the process of drafting the consent decree. To review the report that summarizes the input received during these focus groups, click here.