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What do you want to know about criminal courts in Cleveland?
Resident complaints against University Circle Police reveal need for external review board as patrol jurisdiction set to expand
With the jurisdiction of University Circle Police’s jurisdiction poised to expand, longtime residents voiced concern about how the department handles complaints.
Board responsible for reviewing complaints about University Circle Police did not do so in 2020 or 2021, lawyer says
Legislation working its way through Cleveland City Council could expand the jurisdiction of University Circle Police into Little Italy. Some council members support the expansion, while others questioned how the private police force will interact with residents.
Can the city’s snow plow tracker boost confidence in services among residents?
We asked a civic data geek, who built his own snow plow tracker just for fun, to weigh in as winter storm Landon bears down on Cleveland.
Who’s electing judges in the Cleveland area? Not those ensnared in the system
In Cuyahoga County, voting patterns have resulted in mostly White judges deciding the fate of mostly Black criminal defendants.
We asked people in Cleveland what they want to know about judges
They want to know about judges’ track records, legal experience and how they think about rehabilitation vs. prison time.
I made my public comment…What happens now?
Clevelanders have been offering public comments during city council meetings for months now. Does council have a plan to act on the issues residents have raised?
Haste makes waste: Is Cleveland rushing to spend its ARPA money?
Just three Cleveland City Council meetings remain this year if the Jackson administration wants to pass its proposed ARPA spending plan for the first half of the city’s $511 million in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding.
Waiting for relief: ARPA survey responses provide window into what Cleveland needs now
Cleveland officials have spent months hashing out how to spend a portion of the $511 million in federal stimulus money from the American Rescue Plan Act. But what do residents want the money used for? The Land and Cleveland Documenters put in a public records request to find out.