The State Where Protests Have Already Forced Major Police Reform
A first-in-the-nation Colorado law aimed at police accountability has activists celebrating and officers worrying.
In loveland, colorado—the nation’s self-proclaimed “Sweetheart City,” about an hour’s drive north of Denver—a young police officer paused earlier this month as he was arresting a pregnant woman who had outstanding warrants. Should he handcuff her, the officer asked his supervisors, or, under a new Colorado policing law, would that now be considered excessive force?
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