Canton police work with coalition for inclusive communities to examine police misconduct investigations

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CANTON, Mich. – The Canton Police Department is teaming up with Canton Coalition for Inclusive Communities (CCIC) to create the Police Transparency and Guidance Subcommittee.

The group will operate as a subcommittee out of the CCIC and be tasked with examining police misconduct investigations.

Their focus will be on complaints regarding use of force, false arrest and complaints alleging racial profiling or bias-based policing.

The committee will be led by citizens and consist of five members of the CCIC. They will provide annual reports that will be reviewed with the Township Supervisor and Board of Trustees.

Committee members will receive ongoing legal, labor and education training related to the best practices of holistic policing.

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