Law’s Michael Benza discusses appointment of new police chief in East Cleveland

A small city with big problems: East Cleveland’s new police chief battles to fix a department filled with past troubles (subscription required): Michael Benza, a senior instructor in law, discussed the appointment of a new police chief in East Cleveland, a department beleaguered by myriad issues in recent years. “Holding officers accountable and changing that culture of acceptability will start that process of giving people faith that the police are actually doing their jobs right, and they aren’t the enemy,” Benza said.