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Record #: F2019-102   
Type: Report Status: Placed on File
Intro date: 7/24/2019 Current Controlling Legislative Body:
Final action: 7/24/2019
Title: Inspector General's follow-up inquiry reviewing Chicago Police Department's Management of School Resource Officers
Sponsors: Dept./Agency
Topic: CITY DEPARTMENTS/AGENCIES - Inspector General, - REPORTS - Miscellaneous
Attachments: 1. F2019-102.pdf
JUNE 2019


CITY OF CHICAGO OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL


REVIEW OF THE CHICAGO POLICE DEPARTMENT'S MANAGEMENT OF SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICERS FOLLOW-UP INQUIRY












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REPORT OF THE PUBLIC SAFETY SECTION OF THE OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL

JOSEPH M FERGUSON INSPECTOR GENERAL


CITY OF CHICAGO OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL 740 NORTH SEDGWICK STREET, SUITE 200 CHICAGO, ILLINOIS 60654 TELEPHONE: (773) 478-7799 FAX (773) 478-3949
JUNE 13, 2019

TO THE MAYOR, CHAIR OF THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC SAFETY, CITY COUNCIL, CITY CLERK, CITY TREASURER, AND RESIDENTS OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO:
The City of Chicago Office of Inspector General (OIG) Public Safety Section (PS) has completed a follow-up to its September 2018 review ofthe Chicago Police Department's (CPD or "the Department") management of School Resource Officers (SRO) assigned to Chicago Public Schools (CPS). Based on the Department's responses, OIG concludes that CPD has not fully implemented all of the corrective actions related to the review findings.

OIG's September 2018 review reported that, contrary to national established best practices:
CPD SROs operated in public schools without a CPD-CPS Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) or intergovernmental agreement (dating back to January 1, 2017).
GPD lacked policies or procedures that detailed SRO recruitment, selection, placement, training, roles and responsibilities, and evaluation.
CPD lacked written guidance specifying SRO roles and responsibilities.
CPD lacked sufficient controls, guidance, and standards to evaluate SRO performance.
CPD lacked current rosters of officers working as SROs and the schools to which they were assigned.

Based upon the results ofthe evaluation, OIG recommended that the Department immediately:
1) Work with CPS, juvenile justice entities, and civil rights and community stakeholders to draft and implement an MOU that meets constitutional and statutory civil rights requirements. The MOU should:
State the purpose ofthe SRO partnership;
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