It's time for targeted police reform!
The brutal killing of George Floyd is the latest glaring example of the injustice that for too long has been present across government institutions. This tragedy, along with others that came before it, should serve as a catalyst for long-overdue change that can help bring our state closer to equality and justice for every citizen.
Our state took important steps to reform policing with legislation passing that increases body camera usage in police departments, which promotes transparency and accountability for officers and safety for the community.
The legislature also passed a bill that establishes a Civil Rights Commission to monitor violations of civil rights from government officials and law enforcement. However, more needs to be done. With your support, we can help get bills passed that seek to:
While these reforms alone will not fix every injustice, they are an essential start if we are to live up to our shared ideal of equal justice for all.
You can show your support for policing reform by signing this petition!