Mayor Hagerty to Host Q and A and Discussion on Police Complaint Process, August 3

Government and Politics

July 31, 2020

From: City Of Evanston

Evanston, IL - Community members are invited to join Mayor Stephen Hagerty, members of the Evanston Police Department, and attorney and former chair of the City's Citizen Police Complaint Assessment Committee, Matthew Mitchell, for an upcoming Q&A and discussion on the Police Complaint Process.

The discussion is the latest in Mayor Hagerty's series on policing in Evanston, which provides community members with an opportunity to learn and ask questions about a variety of topics, including Police Training, Police Budget, Use of Force and Body Cameras, and more. These sessions, televised and streamed live online, will help inform the City Council's discussion on policing in Evanston as they consider any appropriate changes to better serve the community.

The next discussion is set for Monday, August 3 at noon, and will cover the Evanston Police Department's complaint process and the findings and recommendations of the City's Citizen Police Complaint Assessment Committee. Residents can watch the discussion live on Channel 16 and on the City’s Facebook page. Questions may be submitted live during the broadcast or in advance using the City’s Q&A form, or by commenting on the Facebook Live broadcast.

For those unable to participate, a recording of the broadcast will be available and shared through the City’s communications channels later in the week.

Previous discussions in the series have focused on Use of Force and Body CamerasEPD Collaboration with NUPD and SchoolsPolice Budget and Police Training. Community members can watch recordings of these discussions on the City's YouTube channel.

For more information, please call/text 847-448-4311, or simply dial 3-1-1 in Evanston.