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May 12, 2022Corruption convictions decline nationally but Chicago and Illinois remain at, near top
Report finds Chicago most corrupt metropolitan area in the country, while Illinois is the third most corrupt state
April 26, 2016Corruption remains strong in Illinois, report shows
‘2015 was a bad year for public corruption in our state’
April 9, 2013Emanuel has more council support than Daleys
“A more compliant ‘rubber stamp’ city council than any mayor in recent history,” report says.
January 22, 2013Police corruption due to ‘blue code of silence’
Police corruption in Chicago survives due to indifference from internal and external leadership, says a report by UIC researchers.
January 17, 2013Report details police corruption in Chicago
Chicago police corruption is enabled by a “blue code of silence,” researchers say.
July 3, 2012Public housing
“From the perspective of what a public housing agency is supposed to do, its primary mission is to provide public housing.”
June 25, 2012Suburban Corruption Study Calls for Inspector General Post
The city of Chicago is well known for acts of public corruption, but the metropolitan area’s suburban communities are not immune to unethical practices and would benefit from a new inspector general’s office, according to a new report by researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
February 15, 2012PRESS CONFERENCE: Chicago and Illinois Lead Nation in Public Corruption, Report Says
Chicago and Illinois lead the nation in public corruption convictions according to a new report co-authored by a University of Illinois at Chicago political scientist and a senior fellow at the University of Illinois Institute of Government and Public Affairs. Details of the study, which uses data from the U.S. Department of Justice, will be released at a news conference.