Interim COPA Chief on controversy surrounding her nomination

Twenty Chicago aldermen signed a letter opposing Andrea Kersten’s nomination for a permanent job.

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Photo via Civilian Office of Police Accountability
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Interim COPA Chief on controversy surrounding her nomination

Twenty Chicago aldermen signed a letter opposing Andrea Kersten’s nomination for a permanent job.

Reset talks to Andrea Kersten about her nomination to lead the Civilian Office of Police Accountability on a permanent basis. The interim COPA chief apologized Thursday for releasing a report that recommended slain officer Ella French be disciplined for her role in the illegal raid on Anjanette Young’s home in February 2019.

GUEST: Andrea Kersten, interim head of the Civilian Office of Police Accountability