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Assemblyman Gloria to co-author chokehold ban for California


Last updated 6/8/2020 at 4:25pm

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - Assemblyman Todd Gloria, D-San Diego, announced Monday that he is co-authoring legislation to ban California law enforcement's use of the carotid restraint.

"The murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis demands that we review and revisit how police officers operate and the way they interact with the public,'' Gloria said. "Ending the use of the carotid restraint is in the best interest of public safety and public trust. I am grateful to all those who have been on the front lines of this fight, such as the Racial Justice Coalition of San Diego, (which) spearheaded this init...

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