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Policing Town Hall Planned in Fort Worth

Members of the community coalition want a say in how the position is established

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    Policing Town Hall Planned in Fort Worth

    A grassroots organization in Fort Worth wants more input when it comes to police accountability. (Published Friday, July 19, 2019)

    A grassroots organization in Fort Worth wants more input when it comes to police accountability.

    The group calls itself the Tarrant County Coalition for Community Oversight and organizers will host a town hall Friday evening to discuss fair and equitable policing.

    Fort Worth recently formed a Race and Culture Task force to address community concerns and make recommendations for an oversight plan. As a result, city leaders decided to create a police monitor position.

    The person selected for this position will be tasked with starting an oversight board and reviewing police investigations.

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    Members of the community coalition say they want a say in how the position is established.

    A city spokesperson says funds are earmarked in the 2020 budget for the police monitoring position.

    Fort Worth will conduct a nationwide search for the right candidate.

    The town hall is from 7-9 p.m. at the Martin Luther King Community Center in Fort Worth.

    A grassroots organization in Fort Worth wants more input when it comes to police accountability.

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    The group calls itself the Tarrant County Coalition for Community Oversight and organizers will host a town hall Friday evening to discuss fair and equitable policing.

     

    Fort Worth recently formed a Race and Culture Task force to address community concerns and make recommendations for an oversight plan. As a result - city leaders decided to create a police monitor position.

     

    The person selected for this position will be tasked with starting an oversight board and reviewing police investigations.

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    Members of the community coalition tell us they want a say in how the position is established.

     

    A city spokesperson says funds are earmarked in the 2020 budget for the police monitoring position.

     

    Fort Worth will conduct a nationwide search for the right candidate.

     

    The town hall is from 7-9 p.m. at the Martin Luther King Community Center in Fort Worth.

    A grassroots organization in Fort Worth wants more input when it comes to police accountability.

     

    The group calls itself the Tarrant County Coalition for Community Oversight and organizers will host a town hall Friday evening to discuss fair and equitable policing.

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    Fort Worth recently formed a Race and Culture Task force to address community concerns and make recommendations for an oversight plan. As a result - city leaders decided to create a police monitor position.

     

    The person selected for this position will be tasked with starting an oversight board and reviewing police investigations.

     

    Members of the community coalition tell us they want a say in how the position is established.

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    A city spokesperson says funds are earmarked in the 2020 budget for the police monitoring position.

     

    Fort Worth will conduct a nationwide search for the right candidate.

     

    The town hall is from 7-9 p.m. at the Martin Luther King Community Center in Fort Worth.

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