The Power of Protest: A Roundup of Police Reforms Across the Nation

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The past few weeks have had a profound effect on the way in which policing is conceptualized in the U.S.—culminating, on a national level, in the unveiling of police reform legislation by congressional Democrats on June 8, and Republican counter-legislation on June 17.

But as Congress sets up for a national showdown on police reform legislation with dueling bills, it’s important to take note of reforms reflected in communities across the nation—proposed by local governments in response to pressure from protestors to change fundamentally broken systems.

Change can come in many forms, and we’ve seen a variety of…

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