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Three cops in Asian salon raid recommended for suspension
Sep. 1, 2015
The agency that reviews allegations of police misconduct in Chicago has recommended suspension for officers in a racially-charged police raid.
Fired investigator: Policy change could help cover up police misconduct
Aug. 10, 2015
Lorenzo Davis says a new Independent Police Review Authority rule could conceal internal disagreements about whether officers were at fault in shootings.
Independent Police Review Authority fires investigator
Jul. 21, 2015
Lorenzo Davis was fired this month after resisting orders to reverse his findings that several civilian shootings by police officers were unjustified.
City fires investigator who found cops at fault
Jul. 20, 2015
Lorenzo Davis was the only supervisor at Chicago’s Independent Police Review Authority who resisted orders to change findings about shootings, according to an evaluation by IPRA obtained by WBEZ.
Gun 'could never have been fired’
Jun. 19, 2015
A newly-released IPRA report directly contradicts police officers’ account of fatal 2011 shooting. The city has agreed to pay $2 million, which will go to victim’s 3-year-old son.
Late in his campaign, Emanuel meets with critics of police
Apr. 6, 2015
A social-justice coalition gives the Chicago mayor credit for hearing them out. Now they’re demanding he act.
Who polices the police? In Chicago, it’s now ex-cops
Dec. 5, 2014
A WBEZ investigation finds former sworn law-enforcement personnel in six management posts at the Independent Police Review Authority. Those include the top three.
Aldermen skip chance to ask about commander accused of police brutality
Oct. 29, 2014
Appearing before the Chicago City Council, the head of the city agency that investigates excessive-force complaints never got a question about the city’s handling of Cmdr. Glenn Evans.
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