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Four South Carolina activist groups are urging North Charleston to create an independent body to oversee the implementation of the police audit's recommendations. The organizations, which include the Charleston Area Justice Ministry, the NAACP Legal Fund, Charleston's Black Lives Matter chapter and the ACLU, say public oversight is needed to ensure the city maximizes its ability to reduce racial disparities in the police department.

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Four years after Charleston-area activists called for a racial bias audit of the North Charleston Police Department, the proposal has gained little traction with city leaders. Now, the NAACP and other groups say they're redoubling their efforts to see the project through.