Ohio Police Reform Proposals; Juneteenth History

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Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Attorney General Dave Yost proposed a series of police reforms aimed at improving training and increasing transparency and public faith in safety forces.  Among the proposals:  Outside investigations of use-of-force cases and requiring new recruits pass a psychological exam. There's also a proposed ban on chokeholds unless an officer's life is in danger.  Later, tomorrow is Juneteenth. If you don't know what that holiday represents, you should stay tuned and get an education. Its meaning is even more significant now in the midst of Black Lives Matter protests.  

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Andy Chow, Reporter, Statehouse News Bureau, Ohio Public Radio/TV  
Elder Terrance Curtain Jr., Pastor, Generation Church, Collinwood  
Thomas Bynum, Ph.D., Director, Black Studies Program, Assoc. Professor of History, Cleveland State University 
Prester Pickett, Coordinator, African-American Cultural Center, Cleveland State University  
Marsheena Murray, Ph.D., Child Psychologist, MetroHealth System  
 

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