City of Ferguson, Justice Department Unveil Draft Of Negotiated Consent Decree
January 27, 2016

The City of Ferguson, Mo., and the Justice Department have released a draft of the consent decree that they have negotiated. The 127-page proposed agreement creates guidelines for training policy officers on issues like when they should use force and how they can ‘reorient Ferguson’s use-of-force polices toward de-escalation and avoiding force.’ The agreement also requires body-worn cameras and an overhaul of the municipal court system.”

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