Community Outreach

COPA Partners with Michele Clark Magnet High School

The Civilian Office of Police Accountability (COPA) partnered with Michele Clark Academic Prep Magnet High School March 14-16, 2018 on Chicago’s west side. Nearly 80 freshman and seniors from Civics and World Studies classes participated alongside their teachers to learn about COPA as an agency, its role in police accountability and meet staff. Sessions focused …

Event Recap: COPA Partnered with FBI Chicago for the First Citizens Education & Training Exercise on Use of Force

On October 12, 2017 COPA partnered with the FBI (Chicago Division) for the first Citizens Education & Training Exercise on Use of Force. The event, held at FBI Headquarters, was attended by community leaders, faith based leaders, educators, law enforcement officials and concerned civilians of the city of Chicago. This training provided an overview of …