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.
Hundreds Of Complaints Have Been Filed Against Chicago Police Officers Since Protests, Unrest BeganMultiple Chicago Police officers were under investigation this week, after hundreds of complaints were filed since Friday.
Police Watchdog Agency Releases New Videos Of Officer Shooting Ariel Roman At Red Line StationThe videos include a longer version of the infamous cell phone video showing Officer Melvina Bogard shooting Ariel Roman in the stomach and lower at the Grand Red Line station on Feb. 28.
Another Chicago Police Officer Stripped Of Powers After Cop Slammed Bernard Kersh To Pavement On ThanksgivingPolice have said an officer performed an "emergency takedown" on Bernard Kersh after he spit in an officer's eye.
Chicago Police Board Begins Hearings On Bid To Fire Officer Patrick Kelly For Shooting Friend And Lying About ItPolice Supt. Eddie Johnson filed disciplinary charges against Kelly, accusing him of shooting Michael LaPorta without justification in January 2010.
COPA Report Concludes CPD Officer Patrick Kelly Shot Friend Michael LaPorta, Lied About It For Nearly 10 YearsAn explosive new report accuses a Chicago Police officer of pulling the trigger on a friend – and lying about it for nearly a decade.
Main Takeaways: COPA Report On CPD Officer Patrick Kelly And The Shooting Of Michael LaPortaA report by the Civilian Office of Police Accountability claims that Chicago Police Officer Patrick Kelly shot his friend Michael LaPorta and lied about it for nearly 10 years. Here are the main takeaways from the report.
Family Furious After COPA Rules Sergeant Was Justified In Shooting That Killed Englewood TeenThe Civilian Office of Police Accountability has found the sergeant’s actions justified in a Nov. 23, 2016 shooting that killed Kajuan Raye. But as CBS 2’s Cesar Rodriguez reported Friday, questions remain about where and when a weapon was recovered.