FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) – Police reform has taken a step forward in Fort Lauderdale.
LaToya Ratlieff, who was shot in the face with a rubber bullet during a May protest in Downtown Fort Lauderdale, met with Mayor Dean Trantalis on Monday.READ MORE: 3 Rushed To Area Hospitals Following Shooting At Aventura Mall
A statement from the mayor’s office said Ratlieff “presented a list of reforms she believes are necessary to promote a safer and more equal environment.”READ MORE: Miami-Dade Police Lieutenant Faces Rape Charges In Palm Beach County
The mayor’s office added they hopes this “will be an ongoing dialogue” until they’ve “accomplished a shared goal of enacting new and best practices.”MORE NEWS: COVID In Florida: 3,977 New Cases, 66 Additional Deaths Reported Saturday
Ratlieff has agreed to provide a formal statement to the Fort Lauderdale Police Department’s Internal Affairs team as part of their investigation into the incident at the protest.