Long-Stalled Plan To Create Database For CPD Misconduct Files Set For Committee Hearing On FridayAfter months of delays, aldermen appear poised to vote on an ordinance that would require the city to create a public database of closed Chicago Police Department misconduct files dating as far back as 1994.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot Has Seen Video Of Fatal Police Shooting Of 13-Year-Old Adam Toledo, But Won't Describe Footage Before It's Made PublicMayor Lori Lightfoot declined to describe her own reaction to the video of the shooting death of 13-year-old Adam Toledo, citing the ongoing COPA investigation.
Family Of Adam Toledo Reviews Police Body Camera Video Of Teen's Fatal Shooting; Release To Public Won't Be 'Immediate' At Family's RequestAt the request of the family, COPA said in a statement Tuesday evening that will not “immediately” release the body cam video to the public.
At Bond Hearing For Man Authorities Say Was With Him, Prosecutors Say 13-Year-Old Adam Toledo Had Gun In Hand When He Was Fatally Shot By PoliceThe man who was with 13-year-old Adam Toledo when he was shot and killed by police has been charged with aggravated unlawful use of a weapon and discharge of a firearm.
Protest Of Police Shooting Of 13-Year-Old Adam Toledo Takes Over Gold Coast IntersectionDemonstrators took over a Gold Coast intersection, demanding the city release video of police officers shooting and killing a 13-year-old boy.
7-Month-Old Found With Traumatic Head Injury Hours After Two Older Children Were Picked Up By Police; Mother In CustodyA far South Side mother was taken into custody after her 7-month-old baby was found with a traumatic head injury Thursday night, and police made not one but two trips to the apartment that day.
Gerald Reed, Who Claims He Was Tortured Into False Confession To Double Murder, Leaves Prison After Sentence CommutedReed's sentence was commuted to time served for a double murder conviction, but he plans to fight until his record is wiped clean.
Family Of 13-Year-Old Shot And Killed By Police To Review Body Camera Video Next WeekThe Civilian Office of Police Accountability, the agency that investigates Chicago police shootings, will allow the family to review the footage next week.
Latest Court-Ordered Report On CPD Reforms Finds City Still Missing Most Deadlines, But Making Better ProgressThe independent monitor reviewing the Chicago Police Department’s progress on court-ordered reforms offered a mixed report card on Wednesday in its latest review.
New Watchdog Report Says CPD Has Made 'Minimal Progress' Replacing 'Deeply Flawed' Gang DatabaseTwo years after the city's inspector general recommended comprehensive changes to the CPD gang database, a follow-up report found the department is still relying on flawed information and has made little progress in creating a new and improved system.
Chicago Police Get Downstate County To Quash Warrant That Led Officers To Pull Over The Wrong Darren Cole Dozens Of Times In 15 YearsPolice reached out to Marion County in downstate Illinois to get them to quash a nearly 20-year-old arrest warrant for a different Darren Cole, which has led officers to pull over the wrong man dozens of times in Chicago.
Activists Ramp Up Push For Civilian Oversight Of Chicago Police DepartmentConcerned citizens, aldermen, and other leaders tackled police misconduct during a virtual town hall on Saturday.
Chicago Man Wrongly Targeted By Police Dozens Of Times Because He Has Same Name And Birthdate As A Wanted ManFor almost a third of his life, he said he has lived in fear that any time he got in his car Chicago police officers would pull him over, take out their guns and force him out of his car.
Officer Shot In Hand In South Austin; Suspect Surrenders After Barricading Himself Inside BuildingA gunman has surrendered after he barricaded himself in a building in Chicago's South Austin neighborhood Saturday morning.
COPA Delivers Report To CPD On Its Misconduct Investigation Of Officers Who Worked Under Disgraced Sgt. Ronald WattsAfter wrapping up a more than three-year investigation of Chicago police officers who served under corrupt former Sgt. Ronald Watts, the Civilian Office of Police Accountability on Monday delivered its findings to Police Supt David Brown.