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State effort to decertify officers picks up political momentum

Original post made on Aug 20, 2021

California state legislators are advancing a bill that would permanently strip badges from police officers found guilty of serious misconduct.

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Posted by felix
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Aug 20, 2021 at 8:17 am

felix is a registered user.

Good for Chief Jonsen to support this bill. It’s a no brainer and must be passed. There is no excuse to protect dangerous cops.

It’s so embarrassing that California is one of only 4 states that protect bad cops in this way. No more!

Unfortunately I expect the police union will once again try to stop it as it did last year.
Let’s hope the union fails and we succeed in getting better law enforcement for all.


Posted by Emeril DePodesta
a resident of Mountain View
on Aug 20, 2021 at 10:25 am

Emeril DePodesta is a registered user.

A long time coming. Retirement benefits and healthcare insurance should also be cut.


Posted by Kevin
a resident of Greendell/Walnut Grove
on Aug 20, 2021 at 10:00 pm

Kevin is a registered user.

This is badly needed.


Posted by Covid-Kid
a resident of Mountain View
on Aug 21, 2021 at 11:23 am

Covid-Kid is a registered user.

Let's apply this "desertification" to politicians and city planners that fail. Yes, cut retirement and benefits as well.
\(°o°)/


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