IPRA Critics Insist On Elected Watchdogs For Police MisconductCritics of Mayor Emanuel's own reform plans went to City Hall on Wednesday.
Anticipation Grows For Mass Release Of Police Shooting VideosVideo, audio recordings and documents relating to Chicago police-involved shootings are set to be released Friday. CBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot reports.
Alderman Who Proposed Scrapping IPRA Glad To Hear Mayor Emanuel's PlanA South Side alderman who proposed doing away with the much-criticized Independent Police Review Authority in the wake of the Laquan McDonald case said Saturday morning she was surprised to learn the mayor is planning to do just that, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
Ministers, Activists Call For Police Reforms In Wake Of Accountability Task Force Report A group of ministers and others came to City Hall, calling for more than a dozen reforms in the wake of the Police Accountability Tax Force reports issued last week, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Mayor Emanuel Hints He Might Consider Replacing Independent Police Review AuthorityMayor Rahm Emanuel is hinting that he might consider replacing Chicago’s Independent Police Review Authority which investigates complaints of officer misconduct.
IPRA Head Sharon Fairley Says Agency Working To Speed Up Investigations Of Police Shootings The new head IPRA, the agency that investigates police shootings, promises most reviews won't take as long as they have in the past, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Law Firm To Conduct Independent Audit Of IPRA Investigations Into Chicago Police ShootingsChicago Police officers cleared of any wrong-doing could be re-investigated, under a new third party program announced Wednesday, reports CBS 2’s Jim Williams.
Judge Tosses Ex-IPRA Investigator’s LawsuitA federal judge dismissed a lawsuit Wednesday brought by a former top investigator for the agency that reviews Chicago police shootings who claimed he was fired for not siding with officers.
Chicago Police Officer In Fatal Shooting Of Quintonio LeGrier, Bettie Jones To File Suit Against Teen’s EstateThe Chicago Police officer accused of killing 19-year-old Quintonio LeGrier is suing the teen’s estate.
Ex-Investigator Says Cedrick Chatman Video Supports His Take: 'The Shooting Was Not Justified'Lorenzo Davis says he was fired after he refused to change his ruling in the fatal shooting of a suspect.
City Council Committee Recommends Confirmation Of Sharon Fairley As Head Of IPRA The City Council’s Public Safety Committee is unanimously recommending that Sharon Fairley be confirmed as head of the Independent Police Review Authority.
New IPRA Boss Promises Integrity In Police Misconduct InvestigationsSharon Fairley, acting chief administrator of the Independent Police Review Authority, discusses organizational changes with the embattled agency.