Editorial: California must not squander opportunity for police reform

August 26, 2020

Another gauge of legislative seriousness is a bill by state Sen. Nancy Skinner, D-Berkeley, to open more police records to public and press scrutiny. Building on a 2018 law by Skinner that has unearthed evidence of police misconduct, SB776 would extend its provisions to records related to use of force, wrongful arrests, sexual misconduct and racial and other discrimination.


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