Posts distort California bill allowing non-citizen police officers

April 10, 2022

The California bill was sponsored by Democratic state Sen. Nancy Skinner. During a March 22 California Senate Public Safety Committee hearing, Skinner said the bill “does not allow for any person who is undocumented” to become a police officer.

“You must be a person who is legally authorized to work, so you have that legal paperwork, and then, in California, if this bill passes, you would be able to be a sworn officer,” she said.

 

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