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Plan to strengthen California's police use of force rules blocked in Sacramento

A bill to add tough penalties for police officers who do not intervene when witnessing a fellow officer use excessive force was sidelined in the California Legislature on Thursday. Assembly Bill 1022 by Assemblyman Chris Holden (D-Pasadena) would have made an officer an accessory to a crime if they were capable of stopping an incident of excessive force by another officer and failed to do so.

Source: Los Angeles Times

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