ACLU and CPD reach agreement to changes on street stops

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CHICAGO - The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and the Chicago Police Department have agreed to changes regarding controversial street stops.

Chicago police will keep track of all street stops and pat-downs, not just those that result in an arrest.

The CPD is also instituting more training and has appointed a retired judge to oversee the reforms.

Chicago police had made more than a quarter million stops in a three month period last year.  African Americans were stopped at a disproportionately higher rate than Hispanics or whites.

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