Talks between the Metro Nashville Police Department and the new civilian group tasked with investigating it are back on track. The Community Oversight Board has struggled to solidify a working relationship with police, as it nears the end of its first year in existence, and progress had stalled for weeks as tensions brewed between police […]
The director of Nashville’s new police oversight department says his decision to step down earlier this week wasn’t just due to stress. Shortly after announcing his resignation, William Weeden told WPLN he felt like the Community Oversight Board hadn’t granted him enough autonomy. His departure comes after a tense dispute with board members at a […]
The top staffer for Nashville’s new civilian board overseeing police has resigned, saying he was under too much stress to continue. The decision comes in the midst of a tense, monthslong negotiation process between the Metro Nashville Police Department and the oversight board over a written agreement intended to solidify the relationship between the two […]
Nashville’s police oversight board has named its top candidate to become the group’s executive director. Chicago attorney William Weeden got the nod Tuesday night after the board interviewed five finalists.