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A Guide to Sociology: Consent decree between the City of Cleveland and the U.S. Department of Justice regarding the Cleveland Division of Police

Consent Decree information

Cleveland Police Monitoring Team Description from the website:  " The Cleveland Police Monitoring Team is charged with overseeing implementation of the Consent Decree and helping the Court and City of Cleveland gauge whether the Decree's requirements are taking hold in practice – in the real world and across Cleveland's communities."

         Monthly statements and other documents from the Monitoring Team.

Department of Justice May 26, 2015 press release regarding Consent Decree.  Go to the bottom of the page to view various primary documents, including the Consent Decree itself.

This issue has been covered closely by the Plain Dealer and their related website You can get up to date information by searching "police consent decree" at