Transparency is one of COPA’s core values and essential to our ability to rebuild trust with the residents of the City of Chicago: civilian and sworn. The table below contains allegations of misconduct in the following four categories:


Complaints: Allegations of misconduct submitted by members the public, Chicago Police Department members and/or anonymous complainants.

Allegations: A detailed breakdown of allegations by Police District and Allegation Type.

Demographics: Allegation categories by race and/or sex.

Closed Cases: A detailed breakdown of closed COPA investigations.



* On September 15, 2017 the Civilian Office of Police Accountability (COPA) took over the responsibility of receiving and registering all complaints filed against members of the Chicago Police Department from the Independent Police Review Authority (IPRA).  Thus, the information above includes data collected while IPRA had the investigatory jurisdiction to receive such complaints.