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New York Could Revive Death Penalty for Cop Killers

Motivated by recent shootings that killed law enforcement officers in the line of duty, lawmakers in New York are striving to bring back the death penalty for such crimes.

Motivated by recent shootings that killed law enforcement officers in the line of duty, lawmakers in New York are striving to bring back the death penalty for such crimes, reports News 10 Now in New York.

State Assembly Republicans are introducing legislation that would allow prosecutors to seek the death penalty for anyone who kills a law enforcement officer. Some Assembly Democrats disagree with the policy, saying it could unintentionally put innocent people to death.

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