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Civilian Office of Police Accountability
Civilian Office of Police Accountability

Head Of Chicago’s Police Oversight Agency Resigns Amid Its Investigations Into Toledo, Alvarez Shootings

The move leaves the police watchdog agency without a leader as it is investigating major cases, including the fatal shootings of 13-year-old Adam Toledo and Anthony Alvarez.

Citywide

After Viewing ‘Heartbreaking’ Video Of Police Shooting 13-Year-Old, Adam Toledo’s Family Asks City To Delay Public Release Of Footage, Agency Says

The slain seventh-grader's family viewed body camera video of his death Tuesday and reportedly asked a police oversight agency to delay releasing the footage to the public. It will be made public eventually.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Adam Toledo’s Family Slated To Watch Video Of Cop Fatally Shooting 13-Year-Old Next Week, Lawyers Say

City officials say they will publicly release the police camera footage of the March 29 shooting, but not before Toledo's relatives have had a chance to see it.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Adam Toledo’s Family Hasn’t Seen Police Video Of Cop Shooting 13-Year-Old, Attorney Says

The family is preparing for the seventh grader's funeral and has yet to see the body cam footage the night the 13-year-old was shot and killed by police.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Chicago Police Killed A 13-Year-Old Boy In Little Village Monday

Adam Toledo, 13, died from a gunshot wound in his chest. The Civilian Office of Police Accountability is investigating the shooting, which police say happened during an "armed confrontation."

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Chicago Police Fatally Shoot Man In Little Village

The Civilian Office of Police Accountability is investigating the shooting, which police say happened after an "armed confrontation."

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Chicago Cop Who Teaches Use Of Force Rules At Academy Faces Felony In Off-Duty Irving Park Shooting

Officer Kevin Bunge was given a $1,000 bond while he awaits trial.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Anjanette Young Calls For Police Accountability, Justice For Black Women At Her South Side Church

"I will tell [my story] again today. I will tell it again tomorrow. I will tell it again until no other woman in the city of Chicago is ever treated that way again," Young said at a Martin Luther King Jr. Day event.

Bridgeport, Chinatown, McKinley Park

Chicago Police Ran Over Woman, Didn’t Move SUV As It Crushed Victim’s Leg For More Than 8 Minutes, Video Shows

Martina Standley was left with a traumatic brain injury and a crushed leg after a Chicago police officer drove into her in November 2019, according to a lawsuit.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Police Racked Up So Many Complaints During Summer Protests A Special Unit Was Created To Investigate

Eight Chicago officers have been relieved of their police powers so far due to protest-related complaints from the summer.

Citywide

After Police Footage Released, Miguel Vega’s Family Seeks Answers In Fatal Shooting: ‘I’m Waiting For Justice For My Son’

Relatives said they are “deeply disappointed” that no one from the police department has reached out to speak to them about the shooting.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Investigators Release Video Of Police Fatally Shooting Miguel Vega In Pilsen

Police say someone in Vega's group opened fire on officers, sparking a shootout with police. The slain man's family is skeptical of his involvement.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

After Police Kill Miguel Vega During Alleged Shootout, 100 Gather In Pilsen To Support His Grieving Family: ‘We Want Justice’

While police and a witness say someone in Vega's group opened fire on officers, sparking a shootout with police, the slain man's family is skeptical of his involvement. “They haven't told us anything,” his mother said of police.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

More Public Data Can Help Hold Police Accountable, Experts Say — But More Must Be Done To Create Systemic Change

Data portals can better publicize Chicago Police Department's responses to misconduct, but the data doesn't keep abusive officers off the street.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

258 Complaints Filed Against Chicago Police Amid Protesting Over George Floyd Murder

Protesters — and journalists — have reported being brutalized, beaten with batons and pepper sprayed by Chicago Police officers at such events.

Downtown