Tag: police reform

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Police reform and homeland security: Some policy recommendations to close the racial justice gap

February 18, 2021

Via: ABA Journal

Last summer, in response to the killing of George Floyd and other victims of police brutality and amid a public health crisis and economic collapse, Americans saw an overdue reckoning with racial injustice. Around the country, large swaths of peaceful […]

Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Pennsylvania governor signs police reform bills requiring background checks and de-escalation training

July 16, 2020

Via: Jurist

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf has signed two police reform bills into law calling for police reform and an end to systemic racism in law enforcement. The measures were framed in response to national outcry in the wake of the killing […]

Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Democratic lawmakers introduce police reform bill

June 8, 2020

Via: Jurist

As a result of national protests sparked by the death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police officers, Democratic lawmakers in Congress introduced legislation on Monday aimed at ending excessive use of force by police forces. The Justice […]