New law on the police: the state of New York prohibits the bars

After weeks of protests against police brutality, the Governor of the state of New York, Andrew Cuomo has signed, on Friday, the first legislative package of re

New law on the police: the state of New York prohibits the bars

After weeks of protests against police brutality, the Governor of the state of New York, Andrew Cuomo has signed, on Friday, the first legislative package of reforms. It looks, among other things, maximum prison sentences of up to 15 years for police officers who violate a stranglehold on people or kill them. In addition to in the future behavior of the files to fail, and disciplinary proceedings of police officers is easier to be visible.

Cuomo himself wrote on Twitter this was a "historic Moment for New York". You've been watching the Situation closely, and had come from a new perspective of the "Reform and reinvention" to these systematic Changes. In addition, the Governor announced that the distribution of Federal government grants for police should be coupled authorities to the elaboration of reform plans.

the American President Donald Trump is planning a reform of the police. In order for Trump to respond to a draft of the Democrats, which provides for, among other things, a simplification of the prosecution of police officers and the increased use of body cameras. "That would cause the police to withdraw," criticized the press Secretary of the White house, Kayleigh McEnany.

The use of Strangleholds Trump endorsed only in exceptional situations. In a battle of the individual officers with a Suspect, it could sometimes come to this applies a stranglehold. "What are you supposed to do then, let go and say,' Let's start again, I shall not keep you in a stranglehold?'", Trump said in a Friday broadcast an Interview with the TV channel Fox News. The President said, however, that he may the bars: "I think it is very good, when you are finished in General." He wanted to see a "compassionate, but strong" police on the streets.

some American cities have already decided reforms, and the stranglehold on the police use of prohibited, including Houston, Washington and Los Angeles. In Minneapolis, where the Black George Floyd had been killed in a brutal police operation, the city Council resolved that the resolution of the local police authority.

At one of these demonstrations in Buffalo, also in the state of New York – was at the beginning of June, a 75-year-old man by police forces injured. In the fall on the back of the head of the activist suffered brain damage, such as the news channel "NBC News" reported on Friday citing his lawyer. In a video clip that shows the incident, you can see how the man against several police forces, and, eventually, one of them is knocked over. While the man lies bleeding on the sidewalk, leaving forces him lie there. A police officer leans over to the injured down, is pulled away by a colleague.

Trump had speculated in the aftermath on Twitter that it was the man an "anti-fascist provocateur". This had led to sharp criticism of the President, among other things, by Cuomo. This accused Trump irresponsibility and criticized, Trump had poured with his Tweet "Oil on the fire". McEnany, defended the President. This, I have only asked a question.

Updated Date: 12 June 2020, 16:19

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