NORFOLK, Va. -- Protesters are demanding a Virginia city’s police department release use-of-force reports from the past decade.
News outlets report that demonstrators in Norfolk are planning a sit-in set for Monday night at City Hall to protest the police department’s refusal to release the records.
The protest comes after reports by The Virginian-Pilot that the city and the Norfolk Police Department have denied information requests about the records.
A protest organizer told the newspaper that demonstrators are calling for greater transparency from the department.
Organizers said they emailed police but didn’t receive a response.
The demonstration is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m.