FILE - In this May 9, 2018 file photo, former Chicago Police Board President Lori Lightfoot announces her bid for mayor of Chicago at the Hyatt Regency Chicago. Reform has long been a dirty word among Chicago politicians.
Abel Uribe/Chicago Tribune via AP, File
February 16, 2019 - 3:55 pm
Reform is not a concept usually embraced by Chicago politicians known for their patronage, but after corruption charges were filed against a powerful alderman and a court got involved in overseeing the city's troubled police department, the word is now on the lips of the 14 candidates running for...
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Chicago City Hall
Craig Dellimore
April 05, 2018 - 4:38 pm
The backers call it C-PAC, the Civilian Police Accountability Council. As proposed, it would replace the Civilian Office of Police Accountability (COPA) and the Police Board with an elected, civilian police oversight authority.
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