Advocates continue to push for more civilian oversight of the Chicago Police Department. Panlists discussed a proposed ordinance before the Chicago City Council that would take power from the mayor’s office and give it to a civilian-led commission.
Residents in the 29th Ward will have three candidates to choose from when early voting begins this week. First-term Ald. Chris Taliaferro is being challenged by Dwayne Truss and Zerlina A. Smith. A fourth candidate was knocked off the Feb. 26th ballot.
n his first state of the ward address, the alderman said cooperation between residents, community groups, police officers and elected officers is critical to addressing the problems facing the West Side.