A proposal to create a Civilian Police Accountability Council to oversee investigations into police misconduct will be introduced by Ald. Carlos Ramirez-Rosa (35) today.

Copy of the Draft Ordinance

The “CPAC” ordinance, as it has been commonly referred to by supporters, would create a board of 22 members elected from each police district across the city. Members would serve four-year terms, with elections held at the same time as those for Chicago Public School’s Local School Councils, which have had low participation rates.

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