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The Cleveland Community Police Commission (CPC) is a 13-person body created as part of the terms of the Consent Decree to foster police and community communication and understanding and to provide input on reform. 

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In the 2019 Annual Report and Comprehensive Review, we summarize the work carried out by the dedicated volunteer commissioners, citizens & partners that make up the Cleveland Community Police Commission towards the advancement of police reform in Cleveland.

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What are your thoughts about Cleveland Police accountability? Your responses are crucial in making policy recommendations, so we appreciate your input. 
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Cleveland, OH - November, 15th 2018 – The Commission formed a working group led by attorney Gordon Friedman which consisted of prominent members of the legal community and advocacy organizations including representatives of CWRU's School of Law, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, ACLU of Ohio, Office of the Public Defender, Equality Ohio and the Cleveland NAACP. The work- group also included Commissioners who represent local officer associations. The work-group met regularly to discuss police encounters and review the proposed policy drafts entitled “Search and Seizure”, “Investigatory Stops”, “Probable Cause/Warrantless Arrests”, “Miranda Warning and Waiver”, “Strip Searches & Body Cavity Searches”. Attached is the work group’s report and recommendations to the Cleveland Chief of Police.

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