After 13 years of being watched by the federal government, scrutinized over how it handles arrests and lockups, the Detroit Police Department is officially free from Big Brother oversight.

U.S. District Judge Avern Cohn ended that oversight today in a two-page order that said the department “has met its obligations” under an agreement with the Department of Justice to maintain and improve reforms.

“Further, the parties have discussed the city’s and DPD’s plans to ensure that the people of Detroit continue to receive constitutional and effective policing after federal oversight ends,” Cohn wrote.” (Read the full story in the Detroit Free Press)