DOJ, Cleveland Take First Steps To Seek Monitor For City’s Police

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The U.S. Justice Department and city of Cleveland have taken the first steps toward finding an independent monitor to ensure that the city complies with the terms of an anticipated consent decree addressing the use of excessive force by Cleveland police, reports the Cleveland Plain Dealer. A request for information calls for resumes and letters of intent from individuals, firms or organizations interested in serving as either the lead monitor or a subject-matter expert on the monitor's team.

Although the consent decree is still under negotiation, the request stipulates that interested parties should assume . . .

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