UIC Sociology’s Policing in Chicago Research Group releases new report on the Chicago Gang Database

UIC’s Policing in Chicago Research Group, led by associate professor Andy Clarno, released their second report on the ways that advanced data analysis and coordination between local and federal law enforcement agencies have transformed policing in Chicago. Expansive and Focused Surveillance: New Findings on Chicago’s Gang Database examines three issues: 1) the rapid expansion of the database, 2) data on the ages of people in the database, and 3) evidence of racial discrimination.

Expansive and Focused Surveillance June 2018