COPA Releases Video Of July Police Shooting During Foot Chase In BronzevilleThe video does not clearly show whether or not the man was holding a gun or pointing a weapon at the officer at the time.
Woman Restrained By CPD Officer While Walking Dog Still Waiting For Police Report, Body Camera FootageNikkita Brown, who is Black, has said she was racially profiled when a police officer confronted her at North Avenue Beach after it closed on Aug. 28. She said there were also White people at the beach at the time.
Attorneys Say CPD Officer Tried To Tackle Woman As She Walked Her Dog At North Avenue Beach, Claim She Was Racially ProfiledThe Civilian Office of Police Accountability was investigating Sunday night, after an incident two nights earlier at the North Avenue Beach involving a woman who was walking her dog.
Court Order Prohibits COPA From Releasing Video In Shooting That Killed CPD Officer Ella French, Paralyzed Her PartnerTwo brothers are charged in the shooting of Officer Ella French and her partner, and a court order in their case prohibits the Civilian Office of Police Accountability from releasing any video or other materials.
COPA Releases Video Of Fatal Shooting Of Klevontaye White By CPD Officers, Federal MarshalPolice have said Klevontaye White pointed a gun at officers, who opened fire on him while they were serving an arrest warrant.
Public Safety Committee Backs Compromise Plan To Create Civilian Police Oversight Panel“What produces a better police Department is better policies, and now we’re getting our civilians, our communities, our residents an opportunity to have a voice in those policies,” Ald. Chris Taliaferro (29th) said.
Man Killed In West Garfield Park Police Shooting Identified As Klevontaye WhiteThree officers and a U.S. Marshal shot and killed man who has been identified as 34-year-old Klevontaye White.
Family Of Anthony Alvarez Says Being Stripped Of Police Powers Not Enough For CPD Officer Evan Solano, Who Shot And Killed HimTwo months ago, the Civilian Office of Police Accountability – which investigates police shootings - recommended that Officer Evan Solano be stripped of his police powers. Only now is action being taken.
COPA Releases Video From Scene Where 2 CPD Officers Were Shot In Lawndale In May; Police Shot And Wounded SuspectThe Civilian Office of Police Accountability on Wednesday released dramatic video from the morning a gunman shot two Chicago Police officers in the Lawndale neighborhood.
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.