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How Civilian Police Review Boards Work

State troopers and police officers blocking the intersection of High and State streets. Police vehicles took over the center turning lane for nearly two blocks of High Street between Broad and Town Streets on Sunday, June 21, 2020.
Nick Evans
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Columbus City Council unanimously approved a police contract Monday night that outlines the parameters of a new 11-member civilian review board.

Columbus voters in November 2020 overwhelmingly approved the creation of the board as a check on police power amid nationwide calls for police reform.

Today on All Sides with Ann Fisher, as Columbus’ civilian review board gets off the ground, a look at similar boards operate across the U.S.

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