The COPA Office will review and audit all sustained findings and disciplinary recommendations by the Police Department and the Office and the Police Board for the purpose of assessing trends, determining whether discipline is fairly applied and determining whether disciplinary recommendations are being carried out.
CPAC will have the power and duty to analyze policing trends and patterns including but not limited to: officer use of force; police shootings; use of Tasers or any weapon used to inflict pain and/or to gain compliance; citizen complaint log numbers; and racial, ethnic, gender, sexuality, or geographic biases in policing. CPAC will appoint a full time employee as Director of Policy and Practice Analysis and Investigations to analyze policing trends and patterns related to the CPAC's investigative jurisdiction and to launch disciplinary investigations into Department members who may demonstrate a pattern of misconduct and/or non-compliance with Department policy.
The Inspector General will analyze policing trends and patterns, including but not limited to: officer use of force; officer-involved shootings; registered complaints against officers; and racial, ethnic, gender, sexuality, or geographic biases in policing.
Designates one full time employee to serve as a director of pattern and practice investigations. Empowers the Monitor to identify and address systemic issues in CPD. Requires that the Monitor audit CPD body and car cameras to evaluate according to CPD police and investigate any potential violations captured on video.