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Citizens Police Review Board

Tampa’s nearly decade-old police review board will be axed in July

Listen: Starting July 1st, a new Florida law will effectively wipe out all citizen-led review boards for police departments. Here’s what that means for Tampa’s almost 10-year-old board. In April, Governor Ron DeSantis signed a...

DeSantis Wants to “Protect” the Cops…..from Accountability?

Gov. DeSantis signed into law a measure to limit the reach of Civilian Review Boards that seek greater transparency and accountability for police misconduct. Does the law really do that, or is it moot as...

Reforms to Tampa’s “toothless” Citizens Review Board could make it onto the March ballot

Tampa voters could vote on reforms to the city's Police Citizens Review Board in March, if city leaders approve the move during an upcoming workshop.

WaveMakers: Yvette Lewis, president of Hillsborough NAACP

Yvette Lewis, president of the Hillsborough Chapter for the NAACP, has been a leader in the Black community for nearly 20 years.
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Tampa police review board fields complaints

Amid calls for policing reforms, Tampa’s police Citizen Review Board met Tuesday night at the Tampa Convention Center. The board has attracted little attention in the past. But more than 100 people attended this week’s...

Florida this week with Tampa mayor Bob Buckhorn; Green Party candidate Jill Stein wants no bomb sale to Saudi Arabia

By Rob Lorei Today we listen to a special Thanksgiving edition of Florida this week in which host Rob Lorei interviews Tampa mayor Bob Buckhorn, touching on a variety of topics such as the Vinik...

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