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NJ Officials Hoping to Push Policing Changes Centered on New Use-of-Force Policy

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Emma Lee
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WHYY
Hundreds arrive at Pennsauken Community Rec Center for a march and vigil to remember George Floyd and others who died at the hands of police on Wednesday, June 10, 2020.

New Jersey officials hope reforms they are pushing to change policing in the state will prevent a murder like George Floyd’s from happening there. As WHYY’s Joe Hernandez reports, a major pillar of the effort is a new use-of-force policy.

(Original air-date: 4/28/21)