IPRA Chief Says Allegations Leveled By Fired Investigator Without MeritChicago’s Independent Police Review Authority reports it’s resolving cases of alleged police misconduct more quickly and handling some controversial issues properly, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
IPRA Recommends Chicago Police Fire Officer Involved In Rekia Boyd ShootingThe Independent Police Review Authority is recommending that the police officer involved in the 2012 fatal shooting of Rekia Boyd be fired, according to a statement from a Chicago Police News Affairs spokesman.
Investigator Claims IPRA Fired Him For Refusal To Change Findings In Police ShootingsLorenzo Davis is a former supervising investigator for the board. He says he was fired eleven days ago for refusing to change his findings on six shootings.
Independent Police Review Authority Supervisor Arrested For DUI New Year's DayAn investigator who’s job it is to police the police is in trouble with the law.
Police Shoot Man In Back Of The Yards After Witnessing GunfightAbout 11 p.m., officers conducting a traffic stop in the 5100 block of South Wood saw two males exchanging gunfire from opposite sides of the street, according to a statement from Chicago Police.
Officer Stripped Of Powers Amid Brutality ProbePolice Supt. Garry McCarthy said an investigation into the actions of officers involved in a raid at a tanning salon last summer is in the hands of the Independent Police Review Authority, which recommended one officer immediately be placed on administrative leave.
2 Teens Shot By Police In RoselandTwo teenage boys were shot Sunday evening in the Roseland neighborhood when Chicago Police opened fire on a stolen car packed full of joyriders
Clergy Want To Help Pick Director Of Police Misconduct BoardProminent African American clergy are demanding the mayor talk to them before picking a new director for the police misconduct board, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
Ex-Top Cops, Emanuel Appointee, Search For Chief To Investigate Police Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Monday named a former Chicago Police superintendent, an activist-priest and the trusted co-chair of his transition team to a committee that will search for a new chief for the agency that investigates police misconduct.
Two Police-Involved Shootings In Past 24 HoursPolice shot an armed man who allegedly pointed a gun at them early Wednesday, shortly after he also pulled a gun on his stepfather at an Englewood home, according to a police union official. It was the second police involved shooting in a 24-hour period.
Burglary Suspect Arrested After Pointing Gun At CopsA burglary suspect was charged Wednesday with aggravated assault of a police officer after being shot when he allegedly pointed a gun at officers during a Monday night chase through the West Side.
Emanuel Concerned About Length Of Police Misconduct ProbesMayor Rahm Emanuel says he is concerned about how long it can take for the police review board to investigate when officers are accused of misconduct.