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Road to Reform: 5 years after USDOJ consent decree, has federal oversight changed Cleveland Police?
Posted By: Sarah Buduson, News 5 Cleveland
Date: May 29, 2020
May marks 5 years since the City of Cleveland signed a settlement agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice to allow a federal monitoring team to implement sweeping reforms after a 2014 USDOJ investigation found officers engaged in a “pattern and practice” of excessive force.
Since then, two experts News 5 spoke with said progress has been made, but critical work has yet to be completed.