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Assemblymember Holden’s ‘George Floyd’ Legislation Passes First Policy Committee
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Assemblymember Holden’s ‘George Floyd’ Legislation Passes First Policy Committee

Assemblymember Chris Holden’s police reform legislation, AB 1022, passed in the Senate Public Safety Committee Friday with a 5-1 vote. The bill establishes clear guidelines for police responsibility and accountability when witnessing excessive force by another member of law enforcement. “Americans across the nation demand more accountability in our criminal justice system,” said California Attorney…

Governor Newsom Announces Policing Reforms
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Governor Newsom Announces Policing Reforms

After a week of meetings with civic leaders and law enforcement in the wake of the killing of George Floyd and demonstrations nationwide, Governor Newsom on Friday announced his support for new policing and criminal justice reforms. The governor called for a statewide standard for policing peaceful protests and ending the carotid hold.  “We will…

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