Public commenters raised concerns about a potential Cleveland police consent decree monitor, thanked city officials for supporting Community Development Corporations and supported a proposed ban on flavored tobacco.
Black Clevelanders are meeting to discuss the effects of police violence on their mental and physical health. These discussions will inform the Community Police Commission as it shapes Cleveland police policy and training.
Brown grew up watching his godfather go to work as a Cleveland police officer in the Fifth District. He would spend a lot of time with his godfather – his brother’s best friend – and often asked about his day at work, he said.
Council’s finance committee approved the agreement on Monday, effectively bringing 2023 budget talks to an end. But the deal likely won’t end the debate over how the administration hires and deploys police officers and other city staff.