Week of Events
Mexican Independence Day Parade
COPA will be participating in the 26th Street Mexican Independence Day Parade on Sunday, September 11, 2022 from 12-5pm. We are excited to walk in the parade with other city officials to show our support for this community event in Chicago.
National Association for Civilian Oversight of Law Enforcement Annual Conference
Co-creating Public Safety through Civilian Oversight, Law Enforcement, and Community Partnerships The 28th Annual Conference is scheduled to take place September 11-15, 2022 in Fort Worth, Texas. Three one-day virtual events will be taking place on October 26th, November 2nd, and November 9th. This year's annual conference will bring together experts from the United States and around …
Summary Reports Posted
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5 Years of Reform, Transparency, & Progress
The Civilian Office of Police Accountability (COPA) is celebrating 5 Years of Reform, Transparency, & Progress. This is an invite only event.
Committee on Public Safety Meeting
The Committee on Public Safety shall have jurisdiction over all matters relating to the Police Department, the Fire Department, the Office of Emergency Management and Communications, the Civilian Office of Police Accountability, and matters affecting emergency city services generally (other than operation of emergency medical facilities), except those matters affecting collective bargaining agreements, employee benefits and pensions. …
COPA and the City Clerk Mobile City Hall Community Event
COPA plans to join Anna Valencia City Clerk Office along with various other city departments and sister agencies to connect with the community. At this mobile outreach event COPA will have a resource table and share with the public the agency role in police oversight and explain COPA’s complaint process from intake to case closure. This event will take place at Lindbloom Park (6054 S. Damen Avenue).
The Police Board holds a regular public meeting once a month. The Superintendent of Police (or his designee) and the Chief Administrator of the Civilian Office of Police Accountability (or …