Vote seeks full report on policing within a month
Written by Jesse Scheckner on June 9, 2020
A hot-button item centered on greater oversight of Miami-Dade law enforcement cleared its first legislative hurdle Tuesday after more than two hours of public demand for more action in the wake of nationwide protests against systemic police brutality.
The resolution, if approved, would direct Mayor Carlos Giménez’s administration to deliver a public report within a month on police arrests, custody, physical restraint and use of force procedures. It advanced with a unanimous vote by the Public Safety and Rehabilitation Committee.
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