Arizona bill would increase police transparency

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…