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March 22, 2018

ATTORNEY GENERAL MADIGAN ANNOUNCES CONSENT DECREE COMMUNITY ROUNDTABLES

Chicago Residents Can Provide Input on Police Reform at Roundtables, Website or Hotline

Chicago — Attorney General Lisa Madigan today announced her office is holding Consent Decree Community Roundtables over the next several weeks to obtain input from city residents on reform of the Chicago Police Department. The roundtables are among a variety of opportunities that Chicago residents have to provide input and feedback during the consent decree process.

Upcoming Consent Decree Community Roundtables will be held from 6:15-8:30 p.m., with doors opening at 6 p.m., on the following dates:

  • March 26 at the South Shore Cultural Center, 7059 S. South Shore Drive, Chicago;
  • March 27 at the JLM Life Community Center, 2622 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago;
  • April 3 at the Bernard Horwich JCC, 3003 W. Touhy Ave., Chicago;
  • April 4 at St. Michael the Archangel Church Social Center, 1949 W. 48th St., Chicago; and
  • April 5 at the Chatham Business Association, 800 E. 78th St., Chicago.

There will also be a roundtable on April 7 at the Lawndale Christian Health Center, 3750 W. Ogden Ave., Chicago, from 11:45 a.m. to 2 p.m., with doors opening at 11:30 a.m.

Additional roundtables will be scheduled in the coming weeks. To learn about all roundtable opportunities, please visit www.chicagopoliceconsentdecree.org.

The Attorney General's Office is working with community organizations to hold the roundtables and encourage feedback on the consent decree process. The roundtables include a brief overview of the consent decree process followed by small group discussions to allow interested Chicago residents an opportunity to provide meaningful input regarding reform of the Chicago Police Department. The roundtables will take place over the next several weeks and are among various opportunities for interested Chicago residents to provide input on the consent decree process.

In addition, residents are encouraged to provide feedback online at www.chicagopoliceconsentdecree.org, by sending an email to PoliceReform@atg.state.il.us or by leaving a voicemail at 1-833-243-1498.

For more information, please visit www.chicagopoliceconsentdecree.org.

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