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Santa Clara County votes to adopt new reforms for Sheriff's Office

Original post made on Jun 24, 2020

The Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to adopt a proposal requiring the Sheriff's Office to implement policy reforms and consider other recommendations in an effort to reduce police violence.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, June 23, 2020, 4:53 PM

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Posted by Accountability
a resident of Barron Park
on Jun 24, 2020 at 12:25 pm

Santa Clara County has made a good start. In addition, we need accountability and transparency from our police departments. As long as police union contracts shield officers, we will have neither.

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Posted by Gene Workers
a resident of Stanford
on Jul 26, 2020 at 2:58 pm

Intelligent people need to think independently and logically. Police is the main force to deal with violent crimes, and defunding police will make criminals happy while discouraging police officers. The majority of police officers are doing their jobs to protect the safety of the society. The community should not treat them badly because some officers did something wrong.

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