Report: Worcester PD Reform Could Take Over 6 Years

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WORCESTER – The Worcester Regional Research Bureau (WRRB) released a new report on Thursday which surveys the history of the US Department of Justice (DOJ) Pattern or Practice Investigations, and their outcomes, since the 1994 Violent Crime and Law Enforcement Act authorized the investigations.

The report finds that the average time between the DOJ announcing the investigation and compliance of the investigated agency is over six years. The average time for DOJ to announce its findings is over two years.

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