Posts Tagged Police Reform

MRAPs Have Become a Sticking Point in Military Equipment Use Debate

Lawmakers are debating a ban on some kinds of military equipment for law enforcement agencies across Virginia. As Michael Pope reports, the House and Senate are taking different approaches.

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Bill Blocking Police Use of Military Equipment Moves to House of Delegates

The Virginia Senate has approved a landmark bill approving policing reform. The vote came after a debate over the use of military equipment. Michael Pope has details.

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Democratic Senators Block Republican Effort to Prevent Police from Unionizing

Members of the General Assembly are about to move forward with landmark legislation to reform policing in Virginia. But, Republican efforts to reduce the influence of police unions have been unsuccessful. Michael Pope reports.

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Several Measures Move Forward, But Qualified Immunity Bill Dies in House

A suite of policing reform bills moved out of the state House Friday. But, a measure allowing civilians to sue on-duty officers for misconduct wasn’t one of them. Cat Modlin-Jackson reports.

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