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FOP To Top Officials: Cease Improper COPA investigations Of Officer Involved Shootings

In the wake of an opinion letter from the executive director of a key state board declaring that the city’s civilian oversight board does not have authority to investigate officer-involved shootings, attorneys for the FOP have notified top Illinois officials that the agency is in violation of the law and threatened legal action. 

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Skeletons in the Closet?

The action of the department and the city against Wrigley and O’Keefe has further legal action looming all over it. It begs some questions: Is this how the city and department treat highly decorated police officers who are getting the worst gang members off the streets? Is this the kind of indemnification police officers will get from the city? 

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