Boston police task force members worry that oversight office could stagnate

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Police reform task force members are fretting that the city’s new Boston Police oversight office is in danger of stagnating, with key seats still unfilled and an uncertain balance of power that could turn it into “just another bureaucratic office.”

“The staffing of the department and the focus of the department are not in step with the intent that it was put forth,” said longtime local activist Jamarhl Crawford, who served on the Boston Police Ref …

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