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Democrats Unveil Sweeping Police Reform Proposals

House and Senate Democrats unveiled a comprehensive sweeping national proposed package Monday morning aimed at police reforms in response to protests over the death of George Floyd that seeks to hold police departments accountable, end the use of police chokeholds, create a national database to track officers with record of misconduct, and outline ways for law enforcement to change their tactics across the country.

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De Blasio Joins Calls to ‘Defund The Police’ Vows to Cut NYPD Funds For Youth and Social Services

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) has joined the nationwide calls to defund the police in response to the death of George Floyd, pledging for the first time after a week and a half of mass protests and violent riots to cut the New York Police Department (NYPD) funding to reallocate the funds to unspecified number of youth and social services programs.

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