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Record #: O2018-2436   
Type: Ordinance Status: Failed to Pass
Intro date: 3/28/2018 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Committees, Rules and Ethics
Final action:
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Title 2 by adding new Chapter 2-76 entitled "Chicago Community Police Commission" and modifying Chapters 2-56 and 2-78 regarding Deputy Inspector General for Public Safety
Sponsors: Reboyras, Ariel, Ervin, Jason C., Taliaferro, Chris, Curtis, Derrick G., Sadlowski Garza, Susan, Thompson, Patrick D., Zalewski, Michael R., Scott, Jr. Michael, Solis, Daniel, Burke, Edward M., Santiago, Milagros, Austin, Carrie M., Mitts, Emma, Laurino, Margaret, O'Connor, Patrick, Tunney, Thomas, Harris, Michelle A., Cappleman, James, Lopez, Raymond A., Hopkins, Brian , Dowell, Pat, Villegas, Gilbert
Attachments: 1. O2018-2436.pdf
Related files: R2019-362


SECTION 1. Title 2 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is amended by creating a new Chapter 2-76, as follows:

2-76-100 Definitions.
2-76-110 Purpose.
2-76-120 Establishment.
2-76-130 Independent and collaborative oversight.
2-76-140 Powers and duties.
2-76-150 Independence.
2-76-160 Commissioner qualifications.
2-76-170 Commissioner appointment, removal, and compensation.
2-76-180 Reporting.
2-76-190 Administration.

2-76-100 Definitions.

The following terms wherever used in this chapter shall have the following meanings unless a different meaning appears from the context:

"Chief Administrator" means the Chief Administrator of the Civilian Office of Police Accountability or the Chief Administrator's designee.

"Department" means the Chicago Department of Police.

"Office" means the Civilian Office of Police Accountability established in Chapter 2-78.

"Commission" means the Chicago Community Police Commission established in this Chapter.

"Police Board" means the Police Board established in Chapter 2-84.

"Public Safety Deputy" means the Deputy Inspector General for Public Safety established in Chapter 2-56.

"Superintendent" means the Superintendent of Police or the Superintendent's designee.

2-76-110 Purpose.

(a) The Police Department is granted extraordinary power to maintain the public peace, including the power of arrest and statutory authority to use deadly force in the performance of its duties in particular circumstances. Public trust in the appropriate use of those powers is bolstered by having a police oversight system that reflects community input and|1010|
values. It is the City of Chicago's intent to ensure by law a comprehensive and sustainable approach to independent oversight of the Police Department that enhances the trust and confidence of the community, and that builds an effective Police Department that respects the civil...

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