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Jayapal proposes police accountability, reform measures

They include a federal police misconduct registry


Last updated 6/10/2020 at 8:13pm

Pramila Jayapal

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.

Jayapal will...

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