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AFP Announces Support for Series of Bills to Improve Policing Standards

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AFP Announces Support for Series of Bills to Improve Policing Standards

06.18.20 11:25 AM

Arlington, Va. –*Americans for Prosperity (AFP) today announced its support for the Justice Act, Reforming Qualified Immunity Act and the Count the Crimes to Cut Act of 2020, legislation that would improve policing standards. Americans for Prosperity Board Member Mark Holden stated: “We applaud Senator(s) Scott, Braun and Representative Roy for working quickly and diligently to take important steps towards critical reforms to our nation’s policing policies. Americans for Prosperity maintains that to improve policing standards legislation should transform police culture, remove structural barriers to good policing, and eliminate unnecessary criminalization so that law enforcement can focus resources on preventing and solving serious crime. The introduction of these three pieces of legislation will go a long way toward helping good police officers better protect the public while restoring trust between law enforcement and the communities that they serve. For too long, bad policies and some bad officers have damaged the relationship with the people police are sworn to protect. We encourage Congress to continue to act swiftly and enact reforms that will ensure equal justice for all.” Background: Justice Act – Senator Tim Scott Requires state and local governments receiving certain federal funds to report all use of force events […]

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