Search & Seizure

(Consent Decree, paragraphs 160 – 175)

“CDP will conduct all investigatory stops, searches, and arrests with the goal of ensuring that they are conducted in accordance with the rights secured and protected by the Constitution and state and federal law.”

Reports & Recommendations

How you can get involved

Community feedback – YOUR feedback – is crucial to ensuring the Commission’s reports and recommendations on ways to improve police policies reflect the values of all Cleveland residents. Join a CPC work group to discuss and prepare reports on issues outlined in the Consent Decree, or view our list of other ways to get involved in the police reform process and have your voices heard. Together we can make policies better.