11TH District Police Council
With the help of the community, we can create the blueprint of how to make our communities safe again.
11th District Police Council
What is a district council?
There will be 22 councils for each police district, with three elected councilors serving on each, making a total of 66 positions.
District Councils will be elected in the February 2023 elections.
District Council Powers - Nominate members of the Community Commission on Public Safety and Accountability - Hold monthly public meetings to gather community input about policing in their district - Develop and implement community policing initiatives - Work to develop and expand restorative justice programs in their district - Attend quarterly meetings of district councils across Chicago - Report its findings to the Community Commission on Public Safety and Accountability
Qualifications to serve on District Councils - Must satisfy qualifications for elected office under the Illinois Municipal Code - Must have resided in their police district for 365 days on the day of the election - Must not be a member of the Community Commission for Public Safety and Accountability - Must gather signatures for a petition of 0.5% of the total number of registered voters in their district - Must gather signatures for a petition of 0.5% of the total number of registered voters in their district