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  1. Police responding to Cleveland riots

    Justice Dept., Cleveland Reach Settlement

    They need to change their ways. Federal investigators reportedly found a pattern of unconstitutional policing and excessive force that will require the Ohio city’s police to adopt mandatory reforms. The settlement comes just after the acquittal for manslaughter of Michael Brelo, one of 13 officers who fired 137 rounds into a car, killing two unarmed black occupants. Details of the city’s agreement may come today, with officials expected to ask that Cleveland welcome independent monitors to oversee policing changes, backed by court orders for better training and revised use-of-force policies.

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