Subject: Eric Guedes
Pursuant to Section IV(B) of the City of Chicago’s Video Release Policy, the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office requested and the City’s Department of Law granted a 30 day extension in which to release video and other related materials in the officer-involved shooting that occurred September 25, 2020. Accordingly, the deadline for release has been postponed to December 24, 2020. This extension was granted on November 18, 2020. COPA remains committed to transparency and the release of video and other materials as outlined within City policy. Upon authorization, COPA will facilitate the prompt release of all required materials.
Pursuant to a court order entered on December 4, 2020, in the case of People v. Eric Guedes, No. 20CR-1202801, the Civilian Office of Police Accountability is currently prohibited from releasing materials relative to this incident.