NJ Spotlight News

Policing reform act tied up in Congress

Clip: 05/24/2021 | 1m 42s | Video has closed captioning.

Biden set a goal of passing the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act by this anniversary, but Congress is still at odds over the bill. It includes the creation of a national standard for police department operations and a national registry of data on police misconduct. The legislation would also streamline federal laws that prosecute excessive force and ban chokeholds and no-knock warrants.

Aired: 05/24/21

Rating: NR

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