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Subject: Travon Chadwell
NOTE: This incident involves the death of the involved individual, which is detailed in the Final Summary Report below. The release of all Final Summary Reports is mandated pursuant to the City of Chicago Municipal Code (Section 2-78-145, viewable here) and the Consent Decree in State of Illinois v. City of Chicago (17-cv-6260, paragraph 499, viewable here). As standard practice, prior to the release of any Final Summary Report involving an incident resulting in the death of an involved party, COPA notifies the family of its obligation to post the report to its website. Impacted families and/or their representatives were contacted prior to the release of this report.
This post was updated on September 21, 2023 to include the final summary report and non-concurrence. This post includes all relevant video, audio and Chicago Police Department records in COPA’s possession that are required to be released related to use of force in this fatal officer-involved shooting and the events immediately following it.
As part of the non-concurrence process, COPA and the Superintendent agreed to a reprimand for Officer Kwa and a 1 day suspension for Officer Houston.