Fran Spielman interviews Sydney Roberts, chief administrator of the Civilian Office of Police Accountability

Of nearly 1,000 complaints filed against Chicago Police officers since the death of George Floyd, roughly 170 had enough supporting evidence to warrant full-blown investigations by the Civilian Office of Police Accountability, COPA’s chief administrator said Thursday.

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Sun-Times file photo of Sydney Roberts, chief administrator of the Civilian Office of Police Accountability being interviewed by Fran Spielman. Friday, July 19, 2019.

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Sun-Times City Hall reporter Fran Spielman is joined by Sydney Roberts, chief administrator of the Civilian Office of Police Accountability, to discuss how COPA is handling its current case load and the strides they have made in rebuilding public trust shattered by the police shooting of Laquan McDonald.

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