Newly released video shows the harrowing moments Chicago police officers engaged in a shootout with a carjacking suspect in July 2020 outside a police station on the city’s Northwest Side.
COPA Concludes Investigation Into Fatal Shooting of 13-year-old Adam Toledo by Chicago Police Officer
The Civilian Office of Police Accountability announced Thursday it has concluded its investigation into the fatal shooting of 13-year-old Adam Toledo by a Chicago police officer in Little Village last year.
Tuesday marked the one-year anniversary of the fatal shooting of 13-year-old Adam Toledo in Little Village, and friends and family members gathered to issue new demands of Chicago police. NBC 5’s Natalie Martinez has more details.
An off-duty Chicago police officer said a man he shot in the head last year was attempting to break into his home. A new lawsuit argues that’s not what happened – and the man’s attorney says surveillance videos of the incident tell a very different story. NBC 5 Investigates’ Phil Rogers reports.
Video Contradicts Off-Duty Officer's Claim of Home Invasion Before He Shot Man in the Head, Attorney Says
An off-duty Chicago police officer said a man he shot in the head last year was attempting to break into his home. A new lawsuit argues that’s not what happened – and the man’s attorney says surveillance videos of the incident tell a very different story.
After a contentious City Council vote, Andrea Kersten has been confirmed as the new head of Chicago’s Civilian Office of Police Accountability, the city’s police oversight agency that currently has roughly 1,700 open investigations and receives about 5,000 complaints per year.
The Chicago Police Board voted to suspend an officer for two years without pay during Thursday’s meeting, finding him guilty of improperly discharging a weapon toward a moving vehicle during a 2018 incident.
An off-duty Chicago police officer was relieved of his powers after allegedly shooting three people Tuesday night during an argument at at a bowling alley in south suburban Blue Island, according to COPA. NBC 5’s Kate Chappell reports.
An off-duty Chicago police officer was relieved of his powers after shooting three people Tuesday night during an argument at at a bowling alley in south suburban Blue Island, according to the agency that oversees the Chicago Police Department.
An off-duty Chicago police officer shot three people Tuesday night during an argument at a bowling alley in south suburban Blue Island, according to the agency that oversees the Chicago Police Department.
The Civilian Office of Police Accountability is investigating an incident Friday night after a man was wounded following an exchange of gunfire with Chicago police officers in the city’s University Village neighborhood, according to authorities.
An off-duty Chicago police officer was shot in the leg early Saturday in Roscoe Village on the North Side.
A schizophrenic man body-slammed to the ground by a Chicago police officer during an arrest was placed on court supervision Thursday after he pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor count of battery in connection to the incident.
COPA Chief Apologizes to Ella French's Family But Says Agency Had ‘No Procedure' to Alter Report Recommending Slain Officer's Suspension
Heeding Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s call, the interim chief of Chicago’s police watchdog agency extended a “sincere and heartfelt apology” Thursday to Ella French’s loved ones but said “there was no procedure” to change the report that recommended a suspension for the slain Chicago police officer.
“Height of Tone-Deafness”: Lightfoot Slams COPA Airing Disciplinary Findings Against Slain Officer Ella French
In a news release Wednesday, the Civilian Office of Police Accountability announced a recommendation that the police department fire Sgt. Alex Wolinski for overseeing a raid on the wrong home that resulted in social worker Anjanette Young being handcuffed while she was naked. Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Friday denounced COPA’s decision saying, “it just doesn’t make sense.”
Cops and City Council members say they’re outraged Chicago’s police watchdog released a report saying Officer Ella French — killed during a traffic stop in August — violated department policies back in 2019.
Chicago’s Civilian Office of Police Accountability released video of a fatal shooting after officers responded to reports of a domestic violence dispute in a Gresham apartment. NBC 5’s Kate Chappell reports.
Two years after Chicago’s police investigating agency called for three Chicago police officers to be relieved of their police powers, all three remain on the force, according to the city’s payroll database.
Officer in Lakefront Altercation Was Suspended for 2014 Complaint He Told Driver ‘You Should Speak English,' Records Show
The Chicago police officer captured on video in an altercation with a woman at North Avenue Beach was suspended for two days in 2014 after a Polish-speaking couple filed a complaint alleging that he told the husband “you should speak English” as the man struggled to understand him during a traffic stop, newly released records show.
Watch: COPA Releases Bodycam Video Involving CPD Officer, Woman Walking Her Dog at North Avenue Beach
COPA released bodycam video of the incident involving a Chicago police officer and a woman walking her dog along the lakefront that was captured in a now-viral video.