Oakland County police departments to launch transparency websites

Oakland County is assisting local police departments with creating websites that will feature public information involving traffic stops, citations, arrests, and use of force data on a more accessible platform.  The project is a partnership between the Oakland County Executive’s Office, the Courts and Law Enforcement Management Information Systems (CLEMIS), and Altovista Technology, who will build and maintain…

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Sweeping police reform bill passes Colorado Senate 32-1

Colorado’s sweeping police accountability and reform bill passed the state Senate on Tuesday morning with just one Republican vote against it. Senate Bill 217, sponsored by all of the state’s Democratic lawmakers, goes to the House next and is expected to head to the governor’s desk after the session concludes this week. Sen. Rhonda Fields, an Aurora…

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