California Proposes Legislation to Address Lethal Force

Accountability should be a core value reflected THROUGHOUT our criminal justice system.

If California moves forward with this, we will be at the forefront of addressing the issue of lethal force. This is a huge institutional step towards repairing harms and strained relationships between law enforcement and communities.

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Read more about the announcement of the proposed bill on SacBee here.

Photo credit: Assemblyman Kevin McCarty speaks at a press conference at the California State Capitol in Sacramento, Calif. California lawmakers introduced a bill Tuesday that would tighten the state standard for use of lethal force to "necessary" – when there are no alternatives for the officer to consider in that situation. Renée C. Byer rbyer@sacbee.com

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