COPA RELEASES VIDEO OF OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING NEAR 11300 SOUTH AVENUE L

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 18, 2020 COPA RELEASES VIDEO OF OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING NEAR 11300 SOUTH AVENUE L Today, the Civilian Office of Police Accountability (COPA) released video and other materials of an officer-involved shooting that took place on June 24, 2020 near the 11300 block of South Avenue L. On August 21, 2020, three …

COPA PROVIDES UPDATE ON OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING AT 11538 S WENTWORTH 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 12, 2020  COPA PROVIDES UPDATE ON OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING AT 11538 S WENTWORTH  The Civilian Office of Police Accountability (COPA) is investigating an officer-involved shooting that took place at 11538 S. Wentworth on Saturday, September 12th, 2020. Initial information indicates officers responded to a call of shots fired within a residence …

COPA RELEASES RECORDINGS FROM OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING AT 9315 S. PAXTON

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 11, 2020 COPA RELEASES RECORDINGS FROM OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING AT 9315 S. PAXTON Today, the Civilian Office of Police Accountability (COPA) posted on its website (https://www.chicagocopa.org/case/2020-3249/) recordings and other materials from an officer-involved shooting that took place at 9315 S. Paxton on Saturday, July 18th, 2020. COPA’s investigation determined that an …

COPA PROVIDES UPDATE ON OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING AT THE 25th DISTRICT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 10, 2020 COPA PROVIDES UPDATE ON OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING AT THE 25th DISTRICT Today, the Civilian Office of Police Accountability (COPA) posted on its website (https://www.chicagocopa.org/case/2020-3466/) notice of a court order issued prohibiting release of all materials related to an officer-involved shooting which occurred at the 25th District Police Station on …

COPA PROVIDES STATEMENT ON VIDEO RELEASE OF OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING NEAR 700 BLOCK OF NORTH TRUMBULL

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 8, 2020 COPA PROVIDES STATEMENT ON VIDEO RELEASE OF OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING NEAR 700 BLOCK OF NORTH TRUMBULL Today, the Civilian Office of Police Accountability (COPA) released video and other materials of an officer-involved shooting that took place on July 10, 2020 near the 700 block of North Trumbull Avenue. Chicago …

COPA INVESTIGATES FATAL OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING NEAR 49TH & LAVERGNE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 5, 2020 COPA INVESTIGATES FATAL OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING NEAR 49TH & LAVERGNE Early this morning the Civilian Office of Police Accountability received notification from the Chicago Police Department (CPD) of an officer involved fatal shooting in the 8th Police District near 4899 S. Lavergne Avenue (Vittum Park). Early information has determined …

COPA PROVIDES UPDATE ON FATAL OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING NEAR 1300 W. 19TH STREET

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 4, 2020 COPA PROVIDES UPDATE ON FATAL OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING NEAR 1300 W. 19TH STREET The Civilian Office Police Accountability (COPA) continues its investigation into the fatal officer involved shooting near 1300 W. 19th Street in the Pilsen neighborhood. Early investigative efforts have led to the review of relevant body worn …

COPA INVESTIGATES FATAL OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING NEAR 1300 W. 19TH STREET

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 1, 2020 COPA INVESTIGATES FATAL OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING NEAR 1300 W. 19TH STREET The Civilian Office of Police Accountability (COPA) is currently investigating an officer involved shooting which occurred yesterday evening near 1300 W. 19th Street. COPA Investigators responded to the scene after receiving notification of shots fired at and by …

COPA PROVIDES UPDATE ON INVESTIGATION OF OFFICER USING HOMOPHOBIC SLUR

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 28, 2020 COPA PROVIDES UPDATE ON INVESTIGATION OF OFFICER USING HOMOPHOBIC SLUR The Civilian Office of Police Accountability (COPA) has concluded its investigation of a member of the Chicago Police Department who used a homophobic slur, which was captured on video during a protest following the death of George Floyd. COPA’s …

COPA INVESTIGATES RECENT INCIDENT CAPTURED ON VIDEO

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 26, 2020 COPA INVESTIGATES RECENT INCIDENT CAPTURED ON VIDEO Today, the Civilian Office of Police Accountability (COPA) initiated an investigation after receiving notification from the Chicago Police Department regarding a recent widely circulated video of two Chicago Police Officers restraining and striking an individual repeatedly. Initial information reviewed indicates officers were …