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Press Releases

CPC statement on City’s decision to not appeal arbitration decision
We stand by Monitor Hassan Aden that officer Mason Swires should remain terminated from the force and the city administration should pursue all avenues possible in ensuring that happens.
CPC Analyzes Agreements Between City and Nine Other Police Departments related to the Consent Decree
The CPC reviewed the Memoranda of Understanding (MOU) between the City and nine other police departments in Cleveland to give the public an understanding of how well these agencies have honored their agreements.
CPC Releases Police Surveillance Technology Recommendations
The CPC Technology Committee today released its initial report and recommendations on Cleveland’s emerging police surveillance technology.
CPC Publishes 2021 Annual Report
The CPC today released its 2021 Annual Report which highlights the CPC’s work over the past year and outlines the changes happening soon to the CPC as a result of a civilian-led initiative to significantly change the police oversight structure in Cleveland.
CPC Launches Online Educational Resource About History of Cleveland Police Reforms
Today, the CPC launched the "100 Years Project” to enhance the dialogue of safety and the role of policing in the future by closely examining the past.
CPC Congratulates Mayor-Elect Justin Bibb
The CPC congratulates Mayor-Elect Justin Bibb on his historic win. We are excited for the future of Cleveland and are committed to continuing the reform efforts started by the Consent Decree.
CPC to Survey Cleveland Community about Police Interactions
Responses to the community survey will help the CPC and citizens of Cleveland in tracking overall progress of police reform in the city. The deadline to submit feedback in the survey is October 31, 2021.
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