ACLU, Faith in the Valley Say Department of Justice, Bakersfield Police Reform Plan Not Enough

CATEGORY: Authored Articles
CLIENT TYPE: Public Safety
PUBLICATION: 23ABC News Bakersfield
DATE: Oct 19, 2021

LCW Managing Partner Scott Tiedemann weighed in on Senate Bill 2 and what it means for policing practices in the Oct. 12, 2021 23ABC News Bakersfield article “ACLU, Faith in the Valley say Department of Justice, Bakersfield Police reform plan not enough.” Concerning the newly signed bill that allows for police decertification based on misconduct, Scott said, “The accountability division is going to investigate police officers for what they call serious misconduct and the police accountability board is going to make recommendations to the overall post-commission about revoking certification for police officers that they believe have engaged in serious misconduct.” He added that police officers will be investigated for misconduct due to the bill.

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