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Tampa activists blast Bob Buckhorn’s version of a police Civilian Review Board

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If it were up to Bob Buckhorn, there wouldn’t be a police Civilian Review Board (CRB). The mayor signed an executive order creating such a board late last week, after activists and later City Council Chairman Frank Reddick began calling for such an agency in the wake of the report by the Tampa Bay Times in April that the Tampa Police Department was disproportionately citing blacks for bicycle infractions. However, those same citizens who were calling for its creation are criticizing what the…

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