Two Phoenix lawmakers outlined proposed legislation Monday that they said would increase police transparency, accountability and trust in the community.
Rep. Reginald Bolding and Rep. Ken Clark, both D-Phoenix, were quick to praise police officers, even as they proposed the new oversight measures.
"I have a great amount of respect for the women and men who put their lives on the line every single day," Bolding said at a news conference. "The majority of officers operate with distinction and integrity. But a few bad apples have continuously tainted the law-enforcement community and the relationships with those they serve." Continue…