A measure to limit arrests for non-jailable offenses passed the House after a great struggle. It still died.

2019-06-02

Behind closed doors, a joint Senate and House committee killed a measure that would require police officers to explain why they arrest someone for fine-only offenses, otherwise the case would be dismissed. Criminal justice reform advocates considered the issue a priority following the arrest of Sandra Bland.

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Posted by: Pat Monks