Post Profile

Chicago gets new agency to investigate police shootings

Civilian Office of Police Accountability replaces much-maligned investigative authority.        
read more


Related Posts

FBI investigating another fatal Chicago police shooting

News / Crime : Crimesider

Civil rights investigation has been opened into the fatal 2013 Chicago police shooting of a motorist whose family is challenging officers' accounts

NYPD Officer Shoots Woman Who Tried To Attack Him With Baseball Bat, Police Say

News : Huffington Post

Oct 18 (Reuters) - A New York City police sergeant fatally shot a 66-year-old woman who charged him with a baseball bat at her apartment on Tuesday, prompting an investigation that will look into why he did not use a Taser instead, ...

Chicago Just Fired An Investigator Trying To Hold Cops Accountable For Unjustified Shootings

Ethnicity & Race / African American : Huffington Post Voices News

The independent agency tasked with policing Chicago cops hasn’t released findings on several unjustified police shootings, and its leaders are more concerned with protecting officers than investigating citizen complaints, a fired em...

Chicago’s police review agency fires investigator for not exonerating cops

Humor / odd : Boing Boing

Chicago's Independent Police Review Authority (IPRA) was formed in 2007 to review police brutality. Since that time, IPRA has investigated nearly 400 civilian shootings by cops. Read the rest

Chicago authorities investigating day after Christmas shooting of two by police

News : The Raw Story

Chicago Police Kill Two Day After Christmas The Independent Police Review Authority is investigating a police-involved shooting in Chicago that left two dead. Around 4:25 a.m. on Saturday, an unspecified number of police officers re...


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC