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Record #: O2019-8058   
Type: Ordinance Status: Introduced
Intro date: 10/16/2019 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Public Safety
Final action:
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Title 2 by adding new Chapter 2-83 to establish Civilian Police Accountability Council
Sponsors: Hairston, Leslie A., Ramirez-Rosa, Carlos, Taylor, Jeanette B. , Sigcho-Lopez, Byron, Maldonado, Roberto, La Spata, Daniel , Rodriguez Sanchez, Rossana , Hadden, Maria E. , Mitts, Emma, Cardona, Jr., Felix , Sadlowski Garza, Susan, Vasquez, Jr., Andre, Rodriguez, Michael D., Martin, Matthew J. , Brookins, Jr., Howard, Coleman, Stephanie D. , Lopez, Raymond A., Harris, Michelle A., Beale, Anthony
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 2 - City Government & Administration - Ch. 83 Civilian Police Accountability Council
Attachments: 1. O2019-8058.pdf
Committee on Public Safety October 16,2019


ARTICLE I. ORGANIZATION AND ELECTION (2-83-010 et seq.) 2-83-010 Definitions.
The following terms wherever used in this chapter shall have the following meanings unless a different meaning appears from the context:
Coercion means the use of express or implied threats 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 Chicago Superintendent of Police or his 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, or gender identity of that person.
Civilian Office of Police Accountability means the Civilian Office of Police Accountability established by Chapter 2-78 of this code, as amended.
2-83-020 Establishment—Composition.
There is hereby established an office of the municipal government to be known as the Civilian Police Accountability Council [CPAC]. The CP AC shall be composed of elected individuals, one from each set of two contiguous police districts in the City of Chicago. Each CPAC member shall have voting power in the council equivalent to the percentage of the population of the City of Chicago that his districts comprise. The initial contiguous districts shall be 4 and 5, 6 and 22, 2 and 3, 7 and 9, 8 and 10,1 and 12,11 and 15,18 and 19,14 and 25,16 and 17, 20 and 24. The
CPAC may. :change contiguous district configurations a
of the CPAC shall employ such deputies, assistants and other employees as may be provided for in the annual appropriation ordinance. The offices of the CPAC shall be located in a facility outside of...

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