Village News - Also serving the communities of De Luz, Rainbow, Camp Pendleton, Pala and Pauma

By Don Thompson and Adam Beam
The Associated Press 

California Senate OKs state reviews for police shootings


Last updated 9/4/2020 at 9:05am

The California Senate voted Sunday, Aug. 30, to require the state’s top prosecutor to investigate all police shootings that kill an unarmed civilian, advancing one of the highest profile reforms introduced this year in response to the killing of George Floyd.

The Senate OK’d the bill despite opposition from Attorney General Xavier Becerra, who called a previous version of the bill “untenable and unreasonable” because it would cost his office up to $80 million a year. But the legislation had enough votes to pass the Senate with bipartisan support and will soon head toward a final vot...

For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.


Reader Comments(0)


Our Family of Publications Includes:

Reedermedia Logo

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2023