Police

OIG Releases Evaluation that Finds CPD’s Noncompliance with FOID Card Act Allows Individuals Posing a Clear and Present Danger to Continue Accessing Firearms

IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 25, 2018 PRESS CONTACT: Danielle Perry, (773) 478-0534 OIG Public Safety Evaluation Finds CPD’s Noncompliance with FOID Card Act Allows Individuals Posing a Clear and Present Danger to Continue Accessing Firearms The City of Chicago Office of Inspector General’s Public Safety Section (PS) has issued an Evaluation that found that the Chicago … [Read More…]

OIG Advisory Determines IPRA Reporting Inaccurate and Incomplete

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 2, 2016 CONTACT: Rachel Leven, (773) 478-0534 OIG Advisory Determines IPRA Reporting Inaccurate and Incomplete In an advisory released today, the City of Chicago Office of Inspector General (OIG) determined that the Independent Police Review Authority’s (IPRA) public reporting of officer use of force was inaccurate and incomplete prior to 2015. … [Read More…]

OIG Advisory Regarding Use-of-Force Reporting

OIG has determined that the public reporting by the Independent Police Review Authority (IPRA) on the Chicago Police Department’s (CPD) use of force prior to 2015 was inaccurate and incomplete, and that IPRA could improve its reporting procedures to provide meaningful transparency, improve accountability, build public trust, and, ultimately, bolster public safety. OIG determined that … [Read More…]

Audit of CPD’s ERPS

OIG has released an audit of the Chicago Police Department (CPD) Evidence and Recovered Property Section (ERPS). The OIG audit found that CPD’s internal controls for ERPS failed to ensure that evidence and property were adequately protected, properly documented, and readily available when required. OIG audit testing revealed that ERPS personnel could not locate a … [Read More…]