Research Done Reports


Chicago Police Department's Staffing Trends, Analysis and Data

Zack Kertcher
July 8, 2019

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Sworn Personnel

1. Sworn Personnel

Sources: Chicago Department of Human Resources. U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey (1-Year Estimates) | Credit: Zack Kertcher, Research Done


New Hires

2. New Hires

Sources: Chicago Department of Human Resources. U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey (1-Year Estimates) | Credit: Zack Kertcher, Research Done


Odds of Being a Detective

3. Odds of Being a Detective

Sources: Chicago Department of Human Resources | Credit: Zack Kertcher , Research Done

Note: Asians are not displayed because their scarcity among Chicago officers (see Chart 1) leads to scale-breaking fluctuation in their odds.



Odds of Being a Supervisor

4. Odds of Being a Supervisor

Sources: Chicago Department of Human Resources | Credit: Zack Kertcher, Research Done

Note: Asians are not displayed because their scarcity among Chicago officers (see Chart 1) leads to scale-breaking fluctuation in their odds.



Odds of Getting Promoted

5. Odds of Getting Promoted

Sources: Chicago Department of Human Resources | Credit: Zack Kertcher, Research Done

Note: Asians are not displayed because their scarcity among Chicago officers (see Chart 1) leads to scale-breaking fluctuation in their odds.