Police Reform Legislation Moves Swiftly Through New York State Legislature

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Lawmakers in new York's legislature are expected to pass the second wave of police reform legislation a day after the majority approved a ban on chokeholds here's NPR's Brian man a lot of these reforms appointing a special prosecutor to handle police cases tracking data to detect bias in policing and making disciplinary complaints against police more public have been debated for years in Albany but in twenty eighteen Democrats want total control of the state legislature and black lawmakers now hold top leadership posts senator Kevin Parker from Brooklyn told NPR that means protesters were hurt on the Republican Senate which has no diversity in at all other than the battering of women they would have never which is why much of the legislation that would have been languishing over decades law enforcement organizations and police unions are rallying today hoping to block some of these reforms from going into

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