Filings, Motions & Exhibits
Northern District of Ohio Case No. 1:15-CV-01046
Judge Solomon Oliver, Jr., Chief Judge of the Northern District of Ohio, oversees and enforces the Consent Decree to ensure that the Cleveland Division of Police implements the specific reforms to its systems, strategies, and policies outlined in the Decree.
Two recently finalized draft policies have been submitted to provide practical and sensitive guidance to officers about how to interact and support Cleveland’s Youth and Transgender, Intersex, and Gender Non-Conforming populations. While not specifically mandated by the Consent Decree, these policies support the Community and Problem-Oriented Policing values set forth in Paragraph 27 of the Consent Decree.Continue reading Monitor Notice submitting Transgender – Intersex and Youth Interactions GPO’s →
Paragraph 387 of the Consent Decree states that on a semi-annual basis the City is to file a status report with the Court. The 9th semiannual report describes the steps taken by CDP during the reporting period to comply with this Agreement; CDP‘s Assessment of the Status of its progress; plans to correct any problems; and response to concerns raised in the Monitor‘s previous semi-annual report.Continue reading City of Cleveland’s Ninth Status Report →
The court will hold a status conference on July 14, 2020 regarding the Monitor Hassan Aden’s audit of disciplinary decisions made by the Director of Public Safety, the implementation of the Cleveland Division of Police Force Review Board Training in light of the Monitor’s qualifications and concerns, and the status of the Monitor’s review of the use of force during recent protest activity.Continue reading Status Conference →
This Eighth Semiannual Report focuses on the efforts of the Cleveland Division of Police (“CDP”) to comply with the requirements of the Consent Decree between the United States and City of Cleveland. It is being issued during an unprecedented time. Even as the nation was making its way through the COVID-19 pandemic, it is now grappling with the ongoing realities of systemic racism in all its forms – especially in policing.Continue reading Monitoring Team’s 8th Semiannual Report →
This report focuses on ongoing progress of the Cleveland Division of Police (CDP) under the Consent Decree. It reports on the development of critical policies and procedures, the delivery of several important trainings, and addresses ensuring the Division is expanding its capacity to be inclusive and transparent with its activities.Continue reading Monitoring Team’s 7th Semiannual Report →
As was noted in the City’s prior report to the Court (Dkt. 245), two major goals were established last year relative to completing work on complaints received by the City’s Office of Professional Standards (“OPS”). The first goal remains ensuring that OPS stays current in completing the necessary reviews and investigations for complaints received by OPS after December 1, 2017. Presently, OPS employs eight permanent investigators and one temporary investigator for this purpose.Continue reading OPS Status Report →
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