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Use of Force

A San Diego Democrat introduced a bill in the California Assembly on Wednesday to require police officers to use de-escalation tactics and avoid the use of deadly force unless it’s the only way to prevent death or serious injury.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – A San Diego Democrat introduced a bill in the California Assembly on Wednesday to require police officers to use de-escalation tactics and avoid the use of deadly force unless it’s the only way to prevent death or serious injury.

A similar bill introduced in the last legislative session failed.

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