Tag: criminalization of youth

CPD out of CPS

A CPS Mom Explains How the CPD Got Into CPS and How to Get Cops Out of Schools

Over the weekend  there were marches advocating for the removal of police from Chicago Public Schools. I think a few things are important to understand about how we got here. Although there were sporadic instances of Chicago police involvement with Chicago Public Schools, the first formal relationship between CPS and the Chicago Police Department began in 1966, when off-duty cops…