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Record #: O2020-3999   
Type: Ordinance Status: Introduced
Intro date: 9/9/2020 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Joint Committee: Finance; Public Safety
Final action:
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Chapter 2-56 by adding new Section 2-56-235 to require Deputy Inspector General for Public Safety to publish public database of closed complaints against police
Sponsors: Waguespack, Scott, Taliaferro, Chris
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 2 - City Government & Administration - Ch. 56 Office of Inspector General
Attachments: 1. O2020-3999.pdf
Joint Committee on Public Safety and Committee on Finance

ORDINANCE

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO

Section 1 - Chapter 2-56 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is amended inserting the new Section 2-56-235 as follows:

Public Database of Closed Complaints Against Police

(a) In conjunction with their duties under Sec. 2-56-230, the Public Safety'Deputy shall
publish on the Inspector General's website a user friendly, publicly accessible and searchable digital repository listing each individual closed disciplinary investigation. Such database shall
contain the Complaint Register Number, the type of complaint, the officers involved, the investigating authority, a brief description of the complaint, the dispensation of the case, and other information the Public Safety Deputy deems of value to the public, as available from underlying records. In no instance shall information be included that would otherwise be subject to a legal prohibition against, or which would.violate a collective bargaining agreement. The Public Safety Deputy shall work in reverse chronological order to publish the information described above as quickly as practicable.
Twice per year, on or before the 15th day following the 1st and 3rd quarters of the fiscal year, the Public Safety Deputy shall provide a report to the Committee on Public Safety and the Committee on Finance on the cooperation ofthe Department of Police, Civilian Office of Police Accountability, and Police Board, the progress made in obtaining, processing, and publishing such information described in subsection 2-56-235(a), and any proposed ordinances or budget amendments that would expedite the effort, until such time as all historical data has been published.
The Department of Police, Civilian Office of Police Accountability, and Police Board shall, beginning immediately, provide the Public Safety Deputy access to any and all relevant records in a format agreed upon by the providing agency and the Pub...

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