How George Floyd’s death has inspired efforts to strengthen Texas’s Sandra Bland Act

2020-06-07

The renewed energy around criminal justice reform inspired by George Floyd's death at the hands of police in Minnesota has Texas state lawmakers optimistic that that they can pass more police accountability laws next legislative session.

Key among those will be strengthening the 2017 Sandra Bland Act, which made de-escalation and crisis intervention training mandatory and required officers to document all traffic stops even when no arrest is made among other provisions.

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Posted by: Pat Monks