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The Chicago Police Department? Chicago Police Department’s (CPD) website home.chicagopolice.org
The policies that govern the level of force a Chicago Police officer can use? CPD’s new Use of Force policies home.chicagopolice.org/use-of-force-policy/
What CPD policies COPA reviews when conducting police misconduct investigations? CPD’s Directives directives.chicagopolice.org/directives/
CPD’s community policing programs? CPD’s Chicago Alternative Policing Strategy (CAPS) program home.chicagopolice.org/get-involved-with-caps/
What agreements govern the employment rights of CPD members? The police collective bargaining agreements
How to file a complaint with the Office of Inspector General (OIG)? OIG’s website chicagoinspectorgeneral.org/
What gives COPA the authority to investigative officer-involved shootings? The Police and Community Relations Improvement Act www.ilga.gov/legislation/ilcs/ilcs3.asp?ChapterID=11&ActID=3660
National resources on civilian oversight of police? The website for the National Association of Civilian Oversight of Law Enforcement (NACOLE) www.nacole.org