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 …

COPA REQUESTS ASSISTANCE FROM RESIDENTS REGARDING NON-FATAL OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING IN ENGLEWOOD

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 10, 2020 COPA REQUESTS ASSISTANCE FROM RESIDENTS REGARDING NON-FATAL OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING IN ENGLEWOOD The Civilian Office of Police Accountability (COPA) is requesting assistance from the residents of the City of Chicago for any information related to the non-fatal officer involved shooting which occurred in the 5600 block of South Aberdeen, …

COPA PROVIDES UPDATE ON NON-FATAL OFFICER-INVOLVED SHOOTING IN ENGLEWOOD

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 10, 2020 COPA PROVIDES UPDATE ON NON-FATAL OFFICER-INVOLVED SHOOTING IN ENGLEWOOD On Sunday, August 9th, COPA responded to a non-fatal police-involved shooting in the 5600 block of South Aberdeen. Preliminary investigative efforts have determined that officers received a call of a man with a gun. The officers located an adult male …