Editorial: Lawmakers should reject bill to shroud police misconduct

The wave of public outcry over incidents of police brutality has made it clear that citizens want their police departments to be held to a far higher level of public scrutiny than at any time in the past.

Apparently, there are at least a few lawmakers on Beacon Hill who haven't been paying attention. Their intent is to throw up more impediments against the public's right to know about cases of police misconduct. Continue…