Appointment: None Found.
Response Time: Superintendent must respond to COPA Chief Administrator recommendation within 90 days, including a 30-day "review period upon request, or the recommendation will be accepted.
Responsibility: The Superintendent’s response must include a confirmation that the recommendation was followed along with any disciplinary action, (2) a request that the Chief Administrator conduct additional investigation and the reasons for that request, or required information under subsection (a)(ii) if the Superintendent intends to take no action.
Final Decision: If Chief Administrator does not concur w/ Superintendent, a member of the Chicago Police Board will determine which recommendation prevails. The member panel shall recuse himself or herself from any future involvement with the case by the full Police Board.
Appointment: CPAC appoints the Superintendent.
Response Time: Superintendent must respond to CPAC recommendation within 90 days, or else the recommendation will be deemed accepted.
Responsibility: Superintendent must describe any rejection or departure from the CPAC recommendation in writing and submit it to CPAC within 90 days, including an analysis of prior disciplinary actions or complaints, professional opinion, existence of lawsuits including those in which the employee has been exonerated, any evidentiary concerns.
Final Decision: If the Superintendent and the CPAC district panel fail to agree, it is referred to the CPAC, who's decision is final.
Appointment: None found.
Response Time: Superintendent must respond within 14 days.
Responsibility: Superintendent must describe proposed different action if no or a lesser recommended action is taken. Description shall include analysis of employee's work history, Superintendent's professional opinion, existence of any lawsuits arising out of the performance of police duties to which the employee has been named a party, and any evidentiary concerns.
Final Decision: If Chief Administrator does not concur w/ Superintendent, Chief Administrator sends Superintendent's response with Chief Administrator's objections to separate panel of 3 persons designated by Chicago Police Board.