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Stay up to date on latest news and reports on the reform process in Cleveland. 

Read the City’s November 27, 2017 report on the officer crisis intervention training.

Read ACLU of Ohio Senior Policy Director Mike Brickner’s November 24, 2017 opinion article on, “Now Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson needs to deliver on police reform.”

Read the Court’s November 22, 2017 order regarding the backlog of complaint investigations at the Office of Professional Standards (OPS).

Read’s November 21, 2017 article, “Judge to Cleveland: ‘More intrusive’ measures possible if complaints against police aren’t properly handled.”

Read’s November 21, 2017 article, “Federal judge to hear why Cleveland fails to properly handle citizen complaints against police.”

Read’s November 13, 2017 article, “After several delays, Cleveland nearly finished training its police officers on new use-of-force policies.”

Read the City’s November 13, 2017 report on the officer use of force training.

Read’s November 8, 2017 article, “Head of troubled office that handles complaints against Cleveland police out; lands new city gig.”

Read our October 20, 2017 letter to Cleveland Mayor and Police Chief regarding CDP’s bias-free policing policy.

Read the Monitor’s October 18, 2017 request for a hearing regarding the Office of Professional Standards’ (OPS) lack of progress in resolving its complaint backlog.

Read our September 29, 2017 letter to the Community Police Commission and Monitor regarding CDP’s bias-free policing policy.

Read the revised Second-Year Monitoring Plan, detailing reform deadlines from August 2017 through January 2018 (August 11, 2017).


Upcoming Community Police Commission Meetings:

Tuesday, December 19th, 2017, 6:00pm-8:00pm, CPC Offices, 3631 Perkins Ave., Cleveland, OH



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