Crime & Justice

CA On The Verge Of Toughening Standard For Police Shootings

Assemblywoman Shirley Weber (D-San Diego) is the legislation's author.
Assemblywoman Shirley Weber (D-San Diego) is the legislation's author.
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State lawmakers are on the verge of passing a bill that would toughen the standard for when police can use deadly force. The measure's passage was uncertain until backers made changes that satisfied law enforcement groups enough for them to switch their position to "neutral." KPCC's Frank Stoltze explains the legislation's significance.