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Biden Backs Police Reform Bill Banning Chokeholds and Ending Qualified Immunity

The bill would ban all neck restraints, including chokeholds and the kind used on Floyd as well as no-knock warrants in drug cases. It would also end the application of the doctrine of qualified immunity for law enforcement officers.

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Chicago Mayor, Police Superintendent Announce Warrant Reforms

On Wednesday, Chicago Police Superintendent David Brown joined Mayor Lori Lightfoot in unveiling an array of proposed reforms to the policies outlining what happens before, during and after search warrants are executed by Chicago police officers.

Houston Officer Charged with Murder Over Deadly Drug Raid

Prosecutors allege their investigation discovered that the indicted officers were part of a unit that falsified documentation about drug payments to confidential informants, routinely used false information to get search warrants, and lied in police reports.

Minneapolis Restricts No-Knock Warrants

Starting Monday, officers must identify themselves as “police” and announce their purpose as “search warrant” before entering any domicile — regardless of whether a judge signed off on an “unannounced” or “no-knock” entry.

Former NTOA Director Advocates Restrictions for No-Knock Warrants

Mark Lomax, the former executive director of NTOA, said it’s time to take a “serious look” at “ending the dangerous practice of no-knock warrants and raids,” outside of extenuating circumstances.

Sgt. Mattingly: If We Hadn't Knocked Breonna Taylor Would be Alive

Sgt. Jonathan Mattingly said he banged on the door repeatedly while yelling "police." And that once his commanding officer gave the order to breach the door, he and the other officers yelled "police," as they rammed open the door.

Kentucky Officer in Fatal OIS to be Fired by Department

An officer with the Louisville (KY) Police Department will reportedly be fired on Friday after his involvement in the fatal shooting of a woman at her apartment earlier this year.

Louisville Prohibits No-Knock Warrants

"In the aftermath of the tragic killing of Breonna Taylor, it is clear that the danger of these type of warrants pose to civilians and police officers is greater than their benefit," Mayor Greg Fischer said.