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IL Governor Signs "Anti-Police Bill" into Law

IL Governor Signs "Anti-Police Bill" into Law

While the bill requires body cameras, it does not allow officers to review their own footage before writing a report, which critics say puts them in an impossible position.

February 23, 2021

Georgia Judge: Voters Cannot Abolish Police Department in Referendum

Massachusetts Lawmakers' Effort to End Use of Tear Gas Falls Short

Legislators in the Massachusetts House of Representatives have begun a debate on how law enforcement officers in the state will operate and be trained, but the early outcome is that things like the use of tear gas in crowd control will remain in place.

July 24, 2020

Elected Leaders in Massachusetts Debate Police Officers in Schools

Officials in Massachusetts recently passed a "police reform bill" this week that would allow public schools the option of removing resource officers in districts across the state. The bill also imposes police oversight, bans choke-holds, limits the use of tear gas, licenses all law enforcement officers, and requires that they take training on the history of racism.

July 17, 2020

NY Troopers Union Demands that Members be Removed from NYC Over City's New Use-of-Force Law

"We have arrived at this unfortunate decision due to the hastily written so-called police reform legislation recently passed by the New York City Council," said PBA President Thomas H. Mungeer. "This poorly conceived bill puts an undue burden upon our troopers; it opens them up to criminal and civil liability for restraining a person during a lawful arrest in a manner that is consistent with their training and is legal throughout the rest

July 16, 2020

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