The referendum is likely to pass.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Pittsburgh voters were asked whether or not to give the city’s Citizen Police Review Board more authority over police investigations.

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The referendum, among there things would force an officer under investigation to cooperate with the board of face termination.

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Last month, the executive director of the Pittsburgh Citizen Police Review Board was in favor of it.

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“You don’t have an option. If the board is investigating, if someone has filed a complaint against you, you have an obligation as a police officer to stand up and confront it and deal with it,” said Beth Pittinger.