Aldermen To Debate Mayor's Plan To Replace IPRAThe mayor originally hoped to get a vote by the full City Council on Wednesday, but many aldermen have objected to rushing the ordinance.
Chicago Police Officer Charged With Hitting Man With Baton In 2014A Chicago police officer has been charged with aggravated battery and official misconduct, for allegedly hitting a man in the face with a baton at a block party in Lawndale in 2014.
Activists Seek More Public Input In Police Oversight PlanA group of religious leaders stood outside Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s office on Thursday, demanding changes and more citizen involvement in plans to replace the Independent Police Review Authority, but some aldermen were preaching patience on the effort to create a new police watchdog agency.
Aldermen Still Have Lots Of Questions About New Police Oversight PlanMayor Rahm Emanuel has said he is willing to wait for a vote on his proposals to create a new agency to investigate police shootings and allegations of police misconduct, but some aldermen said the plan needs a lot more work and scrutiny.
IPRA Critic Praises Agency's Boss, But Says It Must GoA prominent Chicago law professor on Wednesday urged aldermen to get it right this time when they replace the agency that investigates police conduct, and make sure it can truly do its job.
WATCH: After Fatal Police Shooting of Paul O'Neal IPRA Releases VideoCity officials have released nine videos of the moments leading up to and immediately after police shot and killed 18-year-old Paul O’Neal last week.
Activists Aghast At Videos Of Paul O'Neal Police ShootingJedidiah Brown said he also heard police telling other officers to turn off their body cameras after Paul O'Neal was shot.
Paul O'Neal's Family Says Video Shows Police 'Execution'“We just came from watching Chicago police officers execute Paul O’Neal,” attorney Michael Oppenheimer said.
City To Release Video From Fatal Shooting Of Paul O'NealEight days after Chicago police officers shot and killed 18-year-old Paul O'Neal, city officials were set to release dashcam and body camera video of what led up to the shooting.
CPD Cmdr. Glenn Evans Sues City, Claiming Bias In IPRA ProbeChicago Police Cmdr. Glenn Evans claims a bitter former colleague at the Independent Police Review Authority, and political pressure to look tough on “dirty” cops, led to his indictment last year for official misconduct and aggravated battery.
IPRA Wants 3 Cops Fired For Shootings Found To Be UnjustifiedThe officers were involved in two separate cases in which shots were fired into vehicles. In both cases, IPRA ruled the officers were not in danger when they fired their weapons.
Activists Call For Elected Police Oversight AgencyAdvocates for an elected civilian police oversight board turned out for a City Council hearing on police accountability Wednesday afternoon.