COPA Releases Video Of Incident Where Officer Fired At Vehicle, But Did Not Strike Anyone, On South Inner Lake Shore DriveThe Civilian Office of Police Accountability on Monday released video and other materials from an incident where police fired shots, but did not strike anyone, on Inner Lake Shore Drive in the Kenwood neighborhood back in August.
COPA Releases Materials In 3 Incidents Where Off-Duty Officers Fired Weapons; One Video Shows Shirtless Officer Firing At Burglary SuspectsThe Civilian Office of Police Accountability on Monday released materials from three incidents from recent months in which off-duty Chicago Police officers fired their weapons, but did not strike anyone.
Civilian Office Of Police Accountability Wraps Up Investigate CPD Shooting Of Ariel Roman At Red Line StationThe city's police watchdog agency has concluded its investigation of the police shooting of Ariel Roman, an unarmed man who was shot by police in February after officers confronted him for passing between cars on a Red Line train.
Police Union Fights COPA's Recommendation To Fire Officer Who Used Homophobic Slur During Downtown Unrest In MayA Chicago Police officer was caught on video hurling a homophobic slur at a protester during civil unrest in the downtown area on Saturday, May 30, and the police union does not agree with the recommendation that he be fired.
Family Of Miguel Vega, Man Shot Dead By Police In Pilsen, Demands Justice After COPA Video ReleaseThe family of a man shot dead by Chicago Police in Pilsen demanded justice Thursday night, after the Civilian Office of Police Accountability released video of the incident.
COPA Releases Video Connected To Shooting Of Latrell Allen By CPD Officers In Englewood, Which Was Linked To Subsequent Looting DowntownThe Civilian Office of Police Accountability on Tuesday released video and other documentation of the shooting and wounding of Latrell Allen by police in Englewood – an incident that was linked to an all-night looting spree in and around the downtown area hours later.
COPA Releases Body Cam Video Of Police Shooting That Killed Miguel Vega In PilsenThe Civilian Office of Police Accountability on Monday released body cam video of a police shooting that left a man dead in Pilsen earlier this month.
COPA Defends Itself After Report Saying It's Not Living Up To Police Use-Of-Force Incident Transparency Release Rules
Inspector General: COPA Is Not Living Up To Policies On Release Of Video, Reports On Police Use-Of-Force IncidentsThe Chicago Office of the Inspector General on Tuesday released a report concluding that the Civilian Office of Police Accountability is not following policies requiring the release of video and documents to the public within 60 days in police use-of-force incidents.
Body Cam Video Released Showing Shootout Involving Police In Humboldt ParkThe Civilian Office of Police Accountability on Tuesday released Chicago Police body camera videos from an incident in which officers fired shots this past summer.
COPA Rules Officer Saharat Sampim Made False Statements Before Shooting That Killed Roshad McIntosh, Calls For Sampim's FiringThe Civilian Office of Police Accountability on Monday called for the firing of Officer Saharat Sampim, claiming he made false statements about 19-year-old Roshad McIntosh having a gun before another officer shot and killed McIntosh in 2014.
COPA Says It Has Received More Than 20 Police Misconduct Reports From Friday Unrest At Grant ParkThe Civilian Office of Police Accountability (COPA) said Sunday that it had received more than 20 complaints against Chicago Police officers as a result of protests in Grant Park.
CPD Discipline Process Under Microscope As Chicago Cops Face Misconduct ComplaintsThe Chicago Police Department’s discipline process is under the microscope. So is the review process of the Civilian Office of Police Accountability, and so is the police union’s defense of the sometimes defenseless.
One Person In Custody After Chicago Police SUV Shot On Southeast SideOne person is in custody after a shooting incident involving a Chicago police SUV.
Chicago Police Department Moves To Fire Three Officers For Misconduct, Lying To InvestigatorsThe Chicago Police Department has filed disciplinary charges seeking to fire an officer for punching a handcuffed suspect in 2014 and lying about it, and two other officers for lying about why one of them opened fire on a vehicle in the West Lakeview neighborhood in 2015.