Evanston Policing Use of Force Data

What is Use of Force?

Use of Force is a the legal term for the amount of effort a police officer has to use to compel compliance by an unwilling subject. Tactics can range from punches to tackles to use of firearms.

What is the Use of Force document?

Documentation created by an Evanston Police Officer to describe the Use of Force incident. You can read EPD’s Use of Force Policy here.

Top Six Officers Involved in Use of Force Reports

The following data was collected by Citizens Network of Protection via Freedom of Information Act. Due to errors by the City of Evanston’s FOIA officers, we had to add our own redactions to the reports. Our redactions will be signified as [CNP Redactions] city of Evanston redactions will be signified as [EPD Redactions].

The six officers below are being highlighted as the officers who were involved in the most use of force reports from 2016 to 2020.

Use of Force Reports Regarding Detective Dan Pack

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Detective Dan Pack

Star # 234

Hire Date: 2014-03-31

Use of Force Reports Regarding Officer Bartlomiej G Niedziela

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Officer Bartlomiej G Niedziela

Star #118

Hire Date: 2011-12-28

Use of Force Reports Regarding Detective Amin Virani

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Detective Amin Virani

Star #163

Hire Date: 2013-01-02

Use of Force Reports Regarding Officer David Cherrey

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Officer David Cherrey

Star #127

Hire Date: 2006-01-04

Use of Force Reports Regarding Detective Daniel Rosenbaum

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Detective Daniel Rosenbaum

Star # 161

Hire Date: 2014-09-29

Use of Force Reports Regarding Detective Anthony Sosa

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Detective Anthony Sosa

Star # 103

Hire Date: 2005-09-15

Use of Force Records 2016-2020

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