Gov. Roy Cooper signed a slate of policing reforms into law Thursday, creating a new duty for officers to intervene if they see another officer using excessive force. In addition, there’s new required training for officers. For example, new psychological exams for officers and a new requirement that the State Bureau of Investigation must investigate death at the hands of law enforcement when the governor, a law enforcement agency head, a district attorney or the commissioner of prisoners requests it. More of this story here.
Hours before he died, Pittsburgh Jail released an autistic man with intellectual disability from custody
Pittsburgh Institute for Non-Profit Journalism: “Anthony Talotta, 57, died Wednesday at UPMC Mercy Hospital after he was found unresponsive in his cell at the Allegheny