Jayapal proposes police accountability, reform measures
They include a federal police misconduct registry
Last updated 6/10/2020 at 8:13pm
Rep. Pramilia Jayapal (D-Seattle) on Monday, June 8, introduced the Justice in Policing Act, which would implement police accountability and reform measures, including establishing a federal police misconduct registry; making lynching a federal hate crime; ending qualified immunity; requiring reporting of all incidents of use of force to the Justice Department; banning chokeholds and no-knock warrants; restricting the transfer of military equipment to local police; and increasing accountability, oversight, and transparency.
Jayapal's 7th Congressional District includes Edmonds.