Chicago Police Department releases report on consent decree progress

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Monday, February 8, 2021
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CHICAGO (WLS) -- The Chicago Police Department says they've made significant progress in meeting consent decree requirements.

CPD released a 172 page report Monday morning indicating they submitted 3,600 hundred items for consent decree compliance since last March.

Superintendent David Brown admits CPD could still do better.

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"This report reflects the cultural change that is manifesting in our organization as we seek not just to reform the Department, but transform it," Brown said in a statement. "We look forward to continuing to work with the community as we proceed on the road to transformational change through reform."

The consent decree is court order mandating broad police reform.

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