The voices of those who may be viewed as hostile to police should be included on any civilian police oversight board in La Crosse, a law professor told the Criminal Justice Management Council this week.
How might a civilian police oversight board that represents the diversity of communities in La Crosse work?
“I feel that to make kids of color safe, they have to go.”
The city’s police and fire commission’s relationship with police is too close for it to offer objective oversight, says a former member.
The La Crosse Police Department in 2015 quietly dropped the use of neck restraints as a permissible technique for the city’s police officers.