Congress sees momentum on police reform, but officer immunity still an obstacle

April 27, 2021

By Sarah D. Wire

From the article: "...Also unresolved is whether surplus military equipment should continue to go to state and local police departments under the Defense Department’s 1033 Program, and whether there should be federal restrictions on police use of chokeholds and “no-knock” warrants, Scott said.

Hans Menos, vice president of law enforcement initiatives at the nonprofit Center for Policing Equity, said the focus on qualified immunity and how to punish officers who act inappropriately ignores the parts of the proposals both sides agree to that aim to prevent inappropriate behavior in the first place, such as funding for improved training and national policing standards..."

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