Alexandra Block is senior supervising attorney for policing and criminal legal system reform, ACLU of Illinois.
Once he’s in office, Johnson has a chance to take Chicago in a new direction to achieve better public safety for everyone, writes Alexandra Block of the ACLU of Illinois. But it will take immediate action.
More than three years into the consent decree, the city continually fails to make key reforms. The federal monitor’s most recent report found that CPD has fully complied with less than 5% of the decree’s requirements.