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Tampa City Council moves forward on creating civilian police review board

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The Tampa City Council today moved ahead toward the creation of a citizens police review board, but what that agency will ultimately look like and who will appoint its members has yet to be determined. The Council approved a motion brought forward by Councilman Mike Suarez that will have the city’s legal department review whether the Council can create such an advisory committee, and if so, can it be a hybrid review committee, with the powers to do so under the City Charter. “An…

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