Police Reform

Richmond's top prosecutor announced late Friday afternoon that she will not reopen an investigation into the killing of Marcus David Peters. 

Lawmakers in Richmond are moving forward with a sweeping package of new laws aimed at reforming how policing works in Virginia.

Lawmakers in Richmond may be close to wrapping up their special session. And, they’re coming to a resolution on the issue of chokeholds.

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An attempt to ban the use of tear gas, flash bangs and rubber bullets in Virginia’s capital city seems to have stalled out, but the effort could be revived. 

House and Senate Democrats are united about civilian oversight of police departments.

But they’re divided over whether sheriff’s offices should be subjected to new review boards that can subpoena documents and fire deputies engaged in wrongdoing. 

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