Study recommends more police transparency in Georgia

A Georgia public interest law center is looking for ways to improve relations between police and the communities they serve as well as drive down the number of incidents involving police officers' use of force.

The Georgia Appleseed Center for Law and Justice is making recommendations that its leaders hope could start becoming law as early as this year.

"Like many of you, probably all of you, following the events in Ferguson, Missouri, in summer of 2014 and subsequent deaths, Georgia Appleseed began to think about what we could do to be helpful, to add value to the process," Rob Rhodes, the center's director of projects told a panel of state legislators. Continue…