St. Louis Board of Aldermen approve bill changing police ‘use of force’

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ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The St. Louis Board of Aldermen approve a new police “use of force” bill. The measure passed unanimously.

The bill includes a ban on choke-holds or strangle-holds. It requires officers to use de-escalation tactics and mandates training on racial profiling and implicit bias. No-knock warrants for drug cases are also banned.

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