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Michigan is among a handful of states that has not addressed any statewide police reforms this past year following the murder of George Floyd. There were pieces of legislation brought to the Michigan legislature; however, according to a report in Bridge Magazine, while both chambers unanimously approved separate bills to require new officers to de-escalate confrontations and recognize their own implicit biases, neither chamber approved the other’s proposal. Even the bill co-sponsored by Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey (R-16) — a bill which mandates intervention if the police witness misconduct by fellow officers — was not passed by the legislature!

While more than 30 states have passed… More

Michigan hasn’t passed any police reforms since George Floyd’s death | Bridge Michigan


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