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.
(Lancaster, PA). Ricardo Munoz was a 27-year-old man with psychiatric disabilities. On September 13, 2020, his sister called a crisis intervention line seeking mental health…