Miami-Dade considers Police Oversight panel

The Miami Herald reports a proposal to revive a civilian oversight panel for the Miami-Dade police department passed an initial vote on Tuesday. The proposal would create an Independent Civilian Panel where people could file complaints against Miami-Dade police officers, allow county staff to investigate claims and fund the panel’s work with at least $7.59 million– equal to 1% of the police department’s budget.

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