Law enforcement transparency and accountability committee moves forward in Colorado Springs

KRCC (Southern Colorado): Colorado Springs City Council members voted in favor of an ordinance that forms a commission to oversee police transparency and accountability in the city.

The vote was 8 to 1.

In its current form, the commission will utilize data-driven audits of law enforcement performance, provide an avenue for the community to share concerns and provide feedback to city council in regard to policy recommendations. Other areas of inquiry will be approved by city council.

It will have 11 members: one representative from each city council district and five additional at large members. Each member would serve a maximum of two three-year terms.

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