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Police accountability bills push through Legislature

• Limits proposed on use of lethal force • Better training, higher qualifications endorsed

Outrage over deaths of citizens in police custody sparked efforts by lawmakers to address racial equity, hiring and training, and the use of force within law enforcement. Now, nearing the halfway point in the 2021 legislative session, the steps toward major reform of police tactics have gained support from both sides, though not without controversy.

“I wouldn't argue that we have complete agreemen...

 

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