COPA RELEASES 2022 SECOND QUARTER REPORT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 28, 2022 COPA RELEASES 2022 SECOND QUARTER REPORT  The Civilian Office of Police Accountability (COPA) recently published its Second Quarter Report which provides information concerning operations and summary statistical data on investigative work from April 1, 2022, through June 30, 2022. “Police reform and specifically COPA’s progress is directly connected to …

COPA RELEASES STATEMENT ON ONE-MEMBER REVIEW OF FATAL OFFICER-INVOLVED SHOOTING OF ANTHONY ALVAREZ

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 21, 2022   COPA RELEASES STATEMENT ON ONE-MEMBER REVIEW OF FATAL OFFICER-INVOLVED SHOOTING OF ANTHONY ALVAREZ Today, the Chicago Police Board announced the one member’s opinion regarding the fatal officer-involved shooting of Anthony Alvarez on March 31, 2021, near 5200 W. Eddy Street, in favor of the Superintendent of the Chicago …

COPA RELEASES VIDEOS TO FAMILY OF 13-YEAR-OLD FROM OFFICER-INVOLVED SHOOTING THROUGH FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT REQUEST

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 14, 2022 COPA RELEASES VIDEOS TO FAMILY OF 13-YEAR-OLD FROM OFFICER-INVOLVED SHOOTING THROUGH FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT REQUEST The Civilian Office of Police Accountability (COPA) released to the family of the 13-year-old minor, videos related to an officer-involved shooting that occurred on May 18, 2022, near 800 N. Cicero Ave. Materials …

COPA RELEASES SUMMARY REPORT AND FINDINGS INVOLVING MIRACLE BOYD AT PROTEST IN GRANT PARK

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 13, 2022   COPA RELEASES SUMMARY REPORT AND FINDINGS INVOLVING MIRACLE BOYD AT PROTEST IN GRANT PARK  The Civilian Office of Police Accountability (COPA) posted its Summary Report of Investigation (SRI) which details COPA’s findings and recommendations regarding the July 17, 2020, incident involving Ms. Miracle Boyd, near the Christopher Columbus …

COPA ANNOUNCES UPDATED DATA DASHBOARDS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 12, 2022   COPA ANNOUNCES UPDATED DATA DASHBOARDS CHICAGO – Today, the Civilian Office of Police Accountability (COPA) has updated its data dashboards, in an ongoing effort to build trust with the community through real-time data access. To view the data dashboards, please visit:  https://www.chicagocopa.org/data-cases/data-dashboard/. COPA’s updated data dashboards provide the …

COPA RELEASES VIDEO & OTHER MATERIALS RELATED TO OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING NEAR 6900 S. SANGAMON

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 28, 2022    COPA RELEASES VIDEO & OTHER MATERIALS RELATED TO OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING NEAR 6900 S. SANGAMON  CHICAGO -Today, the Civilian Office of Police Accountability (COPA) released video and other materials related to an officer-involved shooting that occurred on June 5, 2022, near 6900 S. Sangamon. On June 5, 2022, …

COPA RELEASES SUMMARY REPORT AND FINDINGS REGARDING 2020 INCIDENT AT BRICKYARD MALL AND NORTH AVENUE BEACH INVOLVING MS. NIKKITA BROWN

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 23, 2022 COPA RELEASES SUMMARY REPORT AND FINDINGS REGARDING 2020 INCIDENT AT BRICKYARD MALL AND NORTH AVENUE BEACH INVOLVING MS. NIKKITA BROWN The Civilian Office of Police Accountability (COPA) posted its Summary Report of Investigation (SRI) which details COPA’s findings and recommendations regarding the May 31, 2020, incident near Brickyard Mall …

COPA PROHIBITED FROM RELEASING VIDEO & OTHER MATERIALS OF THE OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING INCIDENT NEAR 112th & SOUTH LANGLEY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 10, 2022 COPA PROHIBITED FROM RELEASING VIDEO & OTHER MATERIALS OF THE OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING INCIDENT NEAR 112th & SOUTH LANGLEY The Civilian Office of Police Accountability (COPA) has received and posted to its website (https://www.chicagocopa.org/case/2022-0001664/) a court order prohibiting the release of video and other materials pertaining to the officer …

COPA PROVIDES UPDATE ON OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING NEAR 6900 S. SANGAMON

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 6, 2022 COPA PROVIDES UPDATE ON OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING NEAR 6900 S. SANGAMON On June 5, 2022, the Chicago Police Department notified the Civilian Office of Police Accountability (COPA) of an officer-involved shooting near 6900 S. Sangamon. COPA investigators immediately responded to the scene and began the investigation. Based on preliminary …

COPA RELEASES VIDEO & OTHER MATERIALS RELATED TO OFF-DUTY OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING NEAR 6500 W. IMLAY STREET

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 2, 2022   COPA RELEASES VIDEO & OTHER MATERIALS RELATED TO OFF-DUTY OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING NEAR 6500 W. IMLAY STREET CHICAGO – Today, the Civilian Office of Police Accountability (COPA) posted to its website, video and other materials related to an off-duty officer-involved shooting by a member of the Chicago Police …