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But it’s unclear when the public will actually get to see the files. The police union has promised to appeal.
There is a “significant public interest” in how the Honolulu Police Department handles misconduct investigations of its officers, the judge says.
The program aims to provide stronger reporting on under-covered topics.
Witnesses dispute the HPD’s version of a fatal shooting on the North Shore in 2017, the suit claims.
Legislative leaders shared some of their ideas for the upcoming session at a Civil Beat forum Thursday.
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