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Record #: O2016-2706   
Type: Ordinance Status: Failed to Pass
Intro date: 4/13/2016 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Public Safety
Final action:
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Chapter 2-57 regarding Independent Citizen Police Monitor
Sponsors: Hairston, Leslie A., Moreno, Proco Joe, Dowell, Pat, Sawyer, Roderick T., Mitchell, Gregory I., Harris, Michelle A., Beale, Anthony, Sadlowski Garza, Susan, Cardenas, George A., Foulkes, Toni, Moore, David H., Curtis, Derrick G., O'Shea, Matthew J., Willie B. Cochran, Brookins, Jr., Howard, Munoz, Ricardo, Scott, Jr. Michael, Maldonado, Roberto, Burnett, Jr., Walter, Ervin, Jason C., Taliaferro, Chris, Santiago, Milagros, Waguespack, Scott, Ramirez-Rosa, Carlos, Villegas, Gilbert, Mitts, Emma, Reilly, Brendan, Smith, Michele, Tunney, Thomas, Arena, John, Pawar, Ameya, Osterman, Harry
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 2 - City Government & Administration - Ch. 57 Independent Police Review Authority
Attachments: 1. O2016-2706.pdf, 2. O2016-2706 (V1).pdf
Related files: R2019-362


2-57-010 Definitions.

The following terms wherever used in this chapter shall have the following meanings unless a different meaning appears from the context:
Independent Citizen Police Monitor (also referred to throughout this chapter as "Monitor"), which shall include the Chief Administrator of the Monitor and such deputies, assistants and other employees as required in order to ensure that the Monitor can exercise the duties described throughout this ordinance in a thorough, timely and unbiased manner.
Chief Administrator means the chief administrator of independent citizen police monitor or a designated representative.
Coercion means the use of express or implied threats of violenee that put a person in immediate fear of the consequences in order to compel that person to act against his or her will.
Department means the Chicago department of police.
Police Board means the police board established by Chapter 2-84 of this code, as amended.
Superintendent means the superintendent of police or his or her designated representative.
Verbal abuse means the use of a remark which is overtly insulting, mocking or belittling directed at a person based upon the actual or perceived race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, mental illness or gender identity of that person.
Excessive force means an officer's use of force against an individual, whether the officer was on duty or off duty, where, under the circumstances, the use of force or the extent of the force was unjustified.

i) Sexual misconduct means any form of unwelcome behavior of a sexual nature that is
committed by a department member against a civilian.

j) Domestic violence means physical abuse, harassment, stalking, intimidation or violations of orders of protection (or similar court orders) involving a sworn officer's family or household member. Family or household member means spouses, former spouses, parents, children, st...

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