• Police ‘Use of Force’ Bill Signed Into Law

    [bc_video video_id=”6074567581001″ account_id=”5728959025001″ player_id=”Hkbio1usDM” embed=”in-page” padding_top=”56%” autoplay=”” min_width=”0px” max_width=”640px” width=”100%” height=”100%”] The California Governor Gavin Newsom sets tighter standards for police by signing into law a bill that requires lethal force only when it is necessary to prevent greater harm. The previous law set the standard of lethal force use to when it is “reasonable” […]

  • California Raises Standard Required For Use of Deadly Police Force

    California’s Democratic governor on Monday approved one of the the strictest police deadly force measures in the country, which says officers in the state can only use lethal force if it would prevent a suspect from killing or harming the officer or another person. State law previously allowed the use of extreme force when attempting to arrest […]

  • California Assembly Backs Bill to Deter Shootings by Police

    The California Assembly approved legislation Wednesday intended to deter deadly police shootings by restricting when officers can legally open fire. Lawmakers passed the measure after making changes last week that ended what had been vehement opposition from law enforcement. They sent it to the Senate on a 62-2 vote. The bill would allow police to […]

  • Police Won’t Fight California Use-of-Force Bill

    Two major police organizations are dropping their opposition to California legislation that would tighten the standard for use of deadly force. Spokesmen for organizations representing police chiefs and rank-and-file officers told The Associated Press on Thursday that they won’t fight a measure responding to national unrest over fatal police shootings. The legislation would bar police […]

  • Video shows Nashville man running away as he’s fatally shot by police

    Newly released surveillance video shows the moment a police officer in Nashville, Tennessee, fatally shot a man in the back as he ran away — leading to questions about the use of deadly force and calls for the police chief’s resignation. The family of Daniel Hambrick, a 25-year-old black man, held a news conference Wednesday […]

  • Parents of 14-Year-Old Killed by LAPD Officer Release Body Cam Footage

    The parents of a 14-year-old boy who was shot and killed by a Los Angeles Police Department officer held a news conference Tuesday where they released body cam footage of the deadly encounter. Jesse Romero’s parents joined attorneys and activists at the news conference, where partial body cam footage from Romero’s fatal 2016 shooting by […]

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