Santa Ana City Council to Weigh Police Oversight Options
Updated: Aug 25, 2020
The SanTana City Council will finally discuss police oversight during its meeting tomorrow afternoon. Mayor Pro Tem Michele Martinez put the issue on the council agenda, directing city staff to establish an independent review or citizen review board for overseeing incidents of force, police policies and procedures. "I have seen to [sic] many excessive force lawsuits that have become very expensive for the city," Martinez wrote on her Facebook page. "It is time that the city look for new policies that will reduce the number of such claims in the future."
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