Colorado Police Reforms Mandate Body Cameras, Strip Bad Officers of Lawsuit Immunity

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A long list of policing reforms has just been ushered into law in Colorado.

This morning, Democratic Gov. Jared Polis signed the Law Enforcement Integrity Bill, passed by the state’s House and Senate last weekend. The legislation, S.B. 217, includes changes that criminal justice reformers have been demanding for years:

It will require officers to wear body cameras and to record interactions with the public that are initiated by the officer. (There are some exceptions to avoid recording personal information or unrelated contacts.) If the officer fails to follow this rule, statements or other evidence presented

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