California Gov. Gavin Newsom Signs Police Reform Bill To Oust Bad Cops After What Black Lawmaker Cal
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One thing advocates against police violence and corruption have always argued is that it's useless to fire a police officer over misconduct or abuse if all the officer has to do is run to the next precinct over for a new job.
On Thursday, California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed into law the Kenneth Ross Jr. Decertification Act of 2021, a measure that provides "a pathway for revoking the licenses of law enforcement officers who commit serious misconduct, even if it does not rise to the level of criminal charges-preventing them from taking another badge-carrying job," according to the Los Angeles Times.... Read more