Jordan Miles’ Case Sparks Change, Mother Reacts WTAE—The Pittsburgh City Council has approved a set of bills that require cameras and microphones to be installed in police cruisers in the next five years. The moves also call for officers to be placed on paid leave if accused of using force that is investigated by the […]
Adam Brandolph/Pittsburgh Tribune-Review—City Council approved today a set of bills that will hold the police bureau to its promises.
KDKA—Pittsburgh City Council gave preliminary approval to changes in the police department aimed at prodding the department to make reforms. The legislation was worked out in the aftermath of the Jordan Miles case. Miles was the CAPA student who was beaten by three undercover police officers in January. He said he was the victim of police brutality, but police said he resisted arrest and started fighting with them.
Adam Brandolph/Pittsburgh Tribune-Review—After months of meetings, public vetting and political wrangling, Pittsburgh City Council gave preliminary approval Wednesday to a set of bills that would hold the police bureau to its promises.
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review—Pittsburgh City Councilman Ricky Burgess on Wednesday amended, then delayed for a week voting on his five bills that are aimed at creating more stringent police oversight.
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