Dec 2019

Chicago Pro Sports Franchises Combat Urban Violence by Teaming Up with the University of Chicago Crime Lab

Below is a collection of videos showcasing the various initiatives supported by the Chicago Sports Alliance, which is dedicated to reducing violence within the City of Chicago.

Watch this video on the 2019 announcement

 

See videos on past announcements below.

 

Watch this video on the Chicago Sports Alliance’s 2017 announcement.
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Community Violence Intervention Leadership Academy Brief

May 2024

Learn more about the Community Violence Intervention Leadership Academy in this brief.

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Apr 2024

View the members of the CVILA’s steering committee and curriculum developers.

Community Violence Intervention Leadership Academy Week in Washington, D.C.
Video

Community Violence Intervention Leadership Academy Week in Washington, D.C.

Feb 2024

View highlights from the Community Violence Intervention Leadership Academy’s week in Washington, D.C. in February 2024 including capstone presentations, meeting with policymakers, and the graduation event at the White House with Vice President Kamala Harris.

CVILA Immersive Lab in Oakland, California
Video

CVILA Immersive Lab in Oakland, California

Feb 2024

Watch a recap of the CVILA Immersive Lab in Oakland, California.

Latest Updates

The people’s plan for community safety – even more needed
Op-Ed
Chicago Tribune
May 2024

The people’s plan for community safety – even more needed

Read Crime Lab Faculty Director Jens Ludwig’s latest op-ed arguing that to reduce violence, we should leverage data science to figure out how to get more social good out of what the city is already spending on evidence-based strategies such as community violence intervention programs.

Reset with Sasha-Ann Simons: Can police misconduct be stopped before it starts?
Podcast
WBEZ
May 2024

Reset with Sasha-Ann Simons: Can police misconduct be stopped before it starts?

Crime Lab Senior Research Director Greg Stoddard joins Patrick Smith on WBEZ Reset to discuss results from a new study of an algorithm that can help identify which officers are likely to commit misconduct.

U. of C. study shows cops at high risk of misconduct also at elevated risk for off-duty trouble
Media Mention
Chicago Tribune
May 2024

U. of C. study shows cops at high risk of misconduct also at elevated risk for off-duty trouble

The Chicago Tribune’s Caroline Kubzansky speaks with Crime Lab Senior Research Director Greg Stoddard to discuss results from a new study of an officer support system.