Wisconsin Professional Police Association releases legislative review
Review focuses on laws passed within the last year
The Wisconsin Professional Police Association released a legislative review of the state’s new policing laws.
In September of 2020, the WPPA presented a Blueprint For Change, which laid out police reform measures.
Now, the association’s legislative review focuses on the laws enacted since the death of George Floyd and other high-profile cases.
Those new state laws include prohibiting choke-holds, collecting state-wide data on an officer’s use of force, and establishing state-wide policing standards.
“There isn’t another police group in the country that has issued this type of report … and we really felt that we wanted to be a part of that public discussion,” said Executive Director of the WPPA Jim Palmer.
The WPPA is calling on the Wisconsin state senate to continue passing police reforms.
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