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Evers announces package of police reforms

No-knock search warrants, chokeholds would be prohibited

June 26, 2020 by Richard Moore

Gov. Tony Evers announced this week a package of legislation he says will increase accountability and transparency in Wisconsin policing. 

Evers made the announcement on Juneteenth, which is celebrated annually to commemorate the end of slavery in the United States, and in the wake of the murders of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor, the governor’s office stated.

The governor said Wisconsinites were calling for justice and equity for black Americans.

“Our country promises t...

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