Public Safety Section Annual Report 2019

The City of Chicago Office of Inspector General (OIG) Public Safety Section has published its 2019 Annual Report. The Public Safety Section supports OIG’s mission by initiating inspections, evaluations, and reviews of the City’s police and police accountability agencies – the Chicago Police Department (CPD), the Civilian Office of Police Accountability (COPA), and the Chicago Police Board – with the goal of enhancing the effectiveness of these agencies; increasing public safety; promoting constitutional practices that safeguard individual civil liberties and civil rights; and ensuring the accountability of the police force, thus building stronger police-community relations.