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Front Page » Breaking News » Panel that handled complaints against police gets a new life

Panel that handled complaints against police gets a new life

Written by on February 6, 2018

After de-funding the Independent Review Panel in 2009, Miami-Dade commissioners voted Tuesday to re-allocate funding for the panel, but it may be short lived as Mayor Carlos Giménez suggested he may veto the measure.

“The independent review panel was created in 1980 to heal our community after the McDuffie riots,” Commissioner Barbara Jordan said at the commission meeting. “In 2009 this board adopted a countywide budget that defunded the panel in the heart of the recession.”…To read the full story click here

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