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In February 2018, the Policing in Chicago Research Group at the University of Illinois Chicago released Tracked and Targeted, a comprehensive report detailing preliminary findings about Chicago Police Department’s (CPD) gang database. Researcher-organizer and the report’s lead author, Janae Bonsu will present what we know about the database, its impact, and the work behind the campaign to put an end to it.
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