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Citizens discuss the future of community oriented policing
11/14/2002
The City of Pittsburgh's Citizen Police Review Board held a public meeting Tuesday, Nov. 12 to discuss changes police chief Robert McNeilly plans to make to the Community Oriented Police program. McNeilly presented his case for dissolving the program as it exists today, and putting COP officers back under the authority of zone commanders. Dr. Louis Mayo presented a case for more steps to be taken in making policing more community-based, and citizens expressed their views, most saying that the matter needs to be discussed more, and more community input should be taken before such a move is made.

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