On October 5, 2016, the Chicago City Council passed an ordinance to establish the Civilian Office of Police Accountability (COPA), which will be the successor to IPRA.

We are currently accepting applications for the positions listed below. As new positions in COPA become available they will be posted here and on the City of Chicago’s job site.  COPA seeks applications from qualified and committed individuals interested in joining the team.

For a list of FAQs on the hiring process for COPA positions, click here.    Follow our COPA Hiring Progress Tracker for real-time updates on the staffing of  the new agency.

The City of Chicago is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Military Friendly Employer

Open Positions in COPA


Job Title Date Posted Deadline for Application
Senior Litigation Counsel 03/27/2017 8:03 am 04/14/2017 12:00 am
LEGAL INTERN – UNPAID 07/25/2016 12:07 pm 04/14/2017 11:59 pm