|Posted:||December 26, 2018 10:58 AM|
|From:||Senator Jay Costa|
|To:||All Senate members|
|Subject:||Initiatives to Improve Policing and Community Relations|
|In the wake of tragic officer-involved shootings across the Commonwealth and the nation, I am introducing legislation to address these situations. I believe it is important that the General Assembly consider legislation that provides improved training for police, on when to use force, particularly deadly force.
It is also important that our police receive additional training to promote better relations within the communities they police. Finally, we should make available enhanced mental health services to our police and community members. To this end, I am proposing legislation to do the following:
Introduced as SB458