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Expansive and Focused Surveillance: New Findings on Chicago’s Gang Database (2018)

Building on previous research into the Chicago Police Department’s (CPD) gang database, this report analyzes new statistics focused on the rapid expansion of the gang database, the data on the ages of people in the database, and evidence of racial discrimination. It ultimately concludes with an attempt to estimate the overall size of CPD’s gang database and highlights the expansive inclusion of minors and elders and the disproportionately targeted communities of color in Chicago.

Read the full report here.

Puede leer en español aquí.

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