COPA Investigates After Police Shot Woman They Say Brandished Gun In LawndaleThe Civilian Office of Police Accountability has begun investigating after police shot and wounded a woman they said brandished a gun in Lawndale over the weekend.
COPA Releases Video, Documents In Incident Where Off-Duty Officer Fired Gun On Southwest Side; Officer Joseph Cabrera Has Been ChargedThe Civilian Office of Police Accountability on Thursday released video and other materials from an incident in which an officer fired his weapon on the Southwest Side back in October.
CPD: Off-Duty Officer Shoots Suspect In North Lawndale; 2 People In CustodyCPD said the Civilian Office Of Police Accountability (COPA) is on the scene investigating the incident.
'It's Just So Traumatic:' Family Sues Chicago, CPD Over Violent Brickyard Assault Leaving A Woman Blind In One Eye"It just brings back a lot of bad vibes."
COPA Releases Video, Other Materials In Shooting That Killed Man In Little Village In OctoberThe Civilian Office of Police Accountability on Tuesday released video and other material showing an incident where police shot and killed a man in Little Village in October.
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.
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.
CPD Officer Shoots, Kill One Man In PilsenMiguel Vega was shot in the back of the head and died at the hospital.
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.