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Hundreds of police officers joined Chicago City Mayor Lori Lightfoot and Superintendent Eddie Johnson at the Aon Grand Ballroom on Navy Pier for the Chicago Police Departments graduation Ceremony for the Recruit Class of 18-7 and 18-8 on July 9, 2019. Manuel Martinez/WBEZ

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Hundreds of police officers joined Chicago City Mayor Lori Lightfoot and Superintendent Eddie Johnson at the Aon Grand Ballroom on Navy Pier for the Chicago Police Departments graduation Ceremony for the Recruit Class of 18-7 and 18-8 on July 9, 2019. Manuel Martinez/WBEZ

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What to know so far about how CPD plans to track suspected gang members

) A lawsuit mandates the Chicago Police Department must change their gang-database before it launches soon. Mayor Lightfoot says there are ‘legitimate’ reasons for the Criminal Enterprise Information System, and rejects ideas of abolishing it. Reset learns more about the system and how advocates want to see it changed. GUEST: Heather Cherone, political reporter for WTTW

Hundreds of police officers joined Chicago City Mayor Lori Lightfoot and Superintendent Eddie Johnson at the Aon Grand Ballroom on Navy Pier for the Chicago Police Departments graduation Ceremony for the Recruit Class of 18-7 and 18-8 on July 9, 2019. Manuel Martinez/WBEZ

Manuel Martinez

   

The Chicago Police Department is getting ready to launch a revised system to track Chicagoans it suspects of being affiliated with gangs. But they’re looking to make some changes addressing the city watchdog’s concerns over what it called the system’s “deep flaws.” Mayor Lightfoot says there are “legitimate” reasons for the Criminal Enterprise Information System, and rejects ideas of abolishing it.

Reset learns more about the system and how advocates want to see it changed.

GUEST: Heather Cherone, political reporter for WTTW

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