Mayor Lori Lightfoot Names COPA Chief Investigator Andrea Kersten As Watchdog Agency's Interim LeaderCivilian Office of Police Accountability chief investigator Andrea Kersten has been tapped as the agency's interim chief administrator, nearly two weeks after former leader Sydney Roberts announced her resignation.
COPA Completes 18-Month Investigation In Anjanette Young Raid, Reports Nearly 100 Misconduct Claims Against OfficersThe Civilian Office of Police Accountability has wrapped up its investigation of the case of Anjanette Young, the social worker who is suing the city after she was handcuffed naked in a botched police raid two years ago.
Who Is CPD Officer Evan Solano, Who Fatally Shot Anthony Alvarez?The Civilian Office of Police Accountability released video footage showing Solano shooting Alvarez as he was running away from officers, holding a gun in his right hand in the early hours of March 31.
Body Camera Video Shows CPD Officer Shooting Anthony Alvarez As He Ran Away, Holding A Gun; COPA Recommends Officer Be Relieved Of Police Powers During InvestigationBefore the video was released, Mayor Lori Lightfoot suggested the chase and shooting stemmed from a simple traffic violation, though she did not provide any details.
Probe Into Fatal Police Shooting Of Anthony Alvarez Is One Of Seven CPD Shootings This Year Under Investigation By COPAThe Civilian Office of Police Accountability probe into the fatal police shooting of 22-year-old Anthony Alvarez is just one of at least seven open investigations the agency has involving police shootings this year.
'We're Not Asking, We're Demanding:' Advocates Advance Call For Civilian Oversight Group Over Police, COPA, Police Board, And Other BodiesChicago alderman are now faced with daunting task of police reform.
Adam Toledo Video: City Council Latino Caucus Says There's 'No Question' Boy Was Unarmed When He Was Fatally Shot By Police“There is no question of what transpired now: a scared thirteen year old child stopped when he was directed to by police, he raised his hands as directed, and he complied," the City Council Latino Caucus said in a statement.
Adam Toledo Shooting Video Released By Civilian Office Of Police Accountability As Mayor, Community Leaders Urge CalmBody camera video and other materials from the police shooting that killed Adam Toledo, 13, was released Thursday, the Civilian Office of Police Accountability announced.
Adam Toledo Shooting Video: Use Of Force Expert Says Close Look At Footage Shows Boy Holding Gun; 'The Barrel Of The Gun Was Shining'Was Adam Toledo holding a gun when a police officer shot and killed him last month? It’s a key question as the Civilian Office of Police Accountability continues to investigate the shooting after releasing video footage and other materials on Thursday.
Little Village Residents Call For Change And Consequences After Release Of Video Showing Police Killing Adam Toledo, 13Reaction was swift in Little Village following the release of video showing Adam Toledo, 13, being shot and killed by Chicago Police.
Chicago Police Release Video, Still Images They Say Show Adam Toledo Holding Gun Before Fatal ShootingChicago police say 13-year-old Adam Toledo was holding a gun less than a second before he was fatally shot in the chest early in the morning on March 29.