Week of Events
Centro Comunitario Juan Diego Resource Fair
COPA will attend Centro Comunitario Juan Diego Resource Fair in South Chicago. At this outreach event COPA will be able to set up a resource table and share its agency role in police misconduct.
COPA People’s Academy
The Civilian Office of Police Accountability (COPA), which serves as the civilian oversight agency of the Chicago Police Department (CPD) is pleased to announce its inaugural COPA People’s Academy for the public, civilian and sworn. History: In 2016, Chicago’s City Council passed an ordinance to establish COPA as the civilian oversight agency of the CPD. Under …
Northwest Alliance Virtual Community Meeting
COPA will meet virtually with various not-for-profit organizations to discuss community resources that can be offered to Hispanic communities in Chicago.
Community Commission for Public Safety and Accountability Monthly Meeting
March 30, 2023 at 6:30pm at Harry S. Truman College (1145 W. Wilson Chicago, IL 60640). If you are unable to attend in person, you can participate via Zoom. Anyone interested in speaking during the virtual public comment period must send a request to Community Commission staff by emailing: Nicole.Garcia@cityofchicago.org. Agenda Items will include: Superintendent search updates …
Treatment Alternatives For Safe Communities (TASC) Oakley Integrated Staffing Meetings
TASC Oakley holds integrated staffing meetings for participants to engage in dialogue on how to help returning citizens overcome barriers to re-entry, build capacity through networking with local and state community constituents and leaders, and communicate with other fellow TASC partnering agencies. COPA plans to discuss the agency role in police accountability.
Prosser Career Academy Visit
COPA will participate in this upcoming Career Day to help students understand the role of COPA, the importance of police oversight, and discuss ways youth can improve positive interactions with law enforcement and explain career paths.
Community Commission for Public Safety & Accountability (CCPSA) Meeting
COPA plans to attend the Community Commission for Public Safety & Accountability (CCPSA) meeting where various policing and policy issues that concerns Chicago will be discussed.