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California Senate OKs State Reviews for Police Shootings

SACRAMENTO — California is close to requiring independent investigations any time police kill an unarmed civilian, a move that would strip authority from local prosecutors at a time of heightened distrust between law enforcement and communities of color. Th...
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AG Becerra Says Deadly Force Should Be ‘a Last Resort’

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced his recommendations for police reform — including using "deadly force as a last resort" — in a Monday morning news release. "Now is the time for action by leaders at every level." — Xavier Becerra, state ...