Tough questions from Chicagoans, answered by the Chicago Police Department. Stay educated, stay informed and know your rights.


Ask CPD: Police Accountability

Learn more about the rules around body cameras, when you are allowed to film interactions with officers and what to do if you feel that you have experienced misconduct.

Ask CPD: Discrimination and Violence

Learn how officers are cleared to return to duty after being involved in a shooting, what policies are in place to prevent the hiring of officers who have demonstrated discrimination and what you can do when you are being questioned by police.

Ask CPD: Profiling and False Arrest

Learn more about what to do if a community member is being harassed by an officer, how CPD is fighting against profiling and bias and what to do if you believe you have been falsely arrested.

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