Ferguson Commission recommends police, court reform, - KMOV.com

Ferguson Commission recommends police, court reform, transparency

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FERGUSON, Mo. (AP/KMOV.com) - The Ferguson Commission is recommending the consolidation of the metro area's police departments and municipal courts.

The 198-page report was released on the ‘Forward through Ferguson’ website hours before it was scheduled to be presented to Gov. Jay Nixon. The commission recommends changes in several areas to address social and economic divisions highlighted since the shooting.

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The 16-person commission also suggests establishing a statewide, publicly available database to track police shootings and developing a statewide plan to deal with mass demonstrations that focuses on preserving life.

It recommends establishing school-based healing centers to address behavioral and health issues.

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