Bill to revise use-of-force policy meets opposition over language

A Senate bill that would revise police use-of-force policies is spawning intense debate over whether officers should be required to intervene and report misconduct. Some senators expressed concern that the language in the bill is too broad while some suggested the penalties were too severe. The Fraternal Order of Police opposes many of the elements in the bill, and Republicans joined that opposition at a hearing Monday. The bill requires police officers to make a reasonable attempt to stop or prevent the use of excessive force. An officer must also immediately notify their supervisor about the activity they witnessed.