June 19, 2024

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Town Officials React to Special Investigation Report

Earlier this week, a report on an independent investigation into an alleged incidence of racial profiling and illegal search was released to the town. In January 2020, Marvin Henry levied the accusation against the Needham police after several officers had detained him. On Monday night, the Select Board held a special session reacting to the report, which largely exonerated the police of wrong doing, but suggested improvements were needed in several aspects of their approach.