Fairley: We Need To Bestow Powers On Individuals Who Deserve ThemThe former head of Chicago's police accountability agency says she is troubled by the latest reports of Chicago police officers being accused of robbing drug dealers.
Officer's Fatal Shooting Of Two Unjustified; Families Demand AnswersFamilies and community leaders respond to COPA's recent findings in the fatal shootings of Bettie Jones and Quintonio LeGrier.
Cop's Story Unravels In New LeGrier Report: AttorneyThe city of Chicago's new police oversight agency, COPA, has ruled that the 2015 police shooting of Quintonio LeGrier was unjustified.
City To Pay $62,500 Over Delayed Shooting RecordsThe lawsuit was filed by Divonte Young’s mother in August 2013, one year after a plainclothes Chicago Police officer shot and killed the 20-year-old man.
Aldermen Address Concerns About COPA's Mission, FundingDuring budget hearings, some aldermen raised concerns that the city’s new police accountability agency has not been given enough money.
City Of Chicago Launch COPA, New Police Review AuthorityThe City of Chicago has officially launched its newest authority to investigate police misconduct.
City Council Vote On New Police Oversight Office Expected This WeekA full City Council vote could come as soon as tomorrow.
Plan To Revamp Chicago Police Misconduct Probes Gets ReviewMembers of the Chicago City Council on Tuesday considered Mayor Rahm Emanuel's plan to create and fund a new agency to investigate officer-involved shootings and police misconduct allegations, a proposal that does not include key elements some say would increase transparency and promote public trust of a department that has long been plagued by a reputation for misconduct and brutality.