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Bill will stop chokeholds by police

Video Credit: KTNV Channel 13 Las Vegas
Published 4 days ago - Duration: 02:26s

Bill will stop chokeholds by police

A new bill, Assembly Bill 3, was passed on Saturday by the Nevada Assembly.

The bill now goes to Senate.

Austin Carter reporting.

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Bill will stop chokeholds by police

NEVADA ASSEMBLY PASSINGASSEMBLY BILL 3!

THIS IS PARTOF KEY POLICING REFORMS THESTATE IS LOOKING AT DURING THE2ND SPECIAL SESSION.13 ACTION NEWS REPORTER AUSTINCARTER IS LIVE ON THE LAS VEGASSTRIP TO BREAK DOWN WHAT THISMEANS FOR EVERYONE WHEN ITCOMES TO POLICE INTERACTIONS.AND THIS IS SOMETHING FOLKS WHOHAVE LOST LOVED ONES HAVE BEENWANTING.27 REPRESENTATIVES VOTED INFAVOR OF THE BILL TODAY((SOT)) ARIAH JUSTIN/FATHERKILLED BY LVMPD OFFICERS 12:00"WE ALL KNOW THE CERTAIN THINGSTHAT HAVE SET US BACK OR THERESULTS OF OF OUR LOVED ONESDYING, SO WE WERE ABLE TO WRITEDOWN THE THINGS WE THINK CANCHANGE" AT JUST SIX YEARS OLD -ARIAH (AH-RY- AH) JUSTIN'SFATHER WAS KILLED IN METROPOLICE CUSTODY.SHE JOINS MANY IN THE VALLEY -HOPING FOR CHANGE - TO BRINGTHEM PEACE - AND SAVE THE LIVESOF OTHERS IN THE FUTURE.ON SATURDAY - THE NEVADAASSEMBLY PASSED ASSEMBLY BILL3 - THE BILL AIMING TO BAN LAWENFORCEMENT FROM USINGCHOKEHOLDS - AND ALSO REQUIRESANOTHER POLICE OFFICER TOINTERVENE IF HE OR SHE FEELSANOTHER OFFICE IS USING UNJUSTFORCE.THE BILL ALSO REQUIRES ALL USEOF FORCE INCIDENTS TO BEREPORTED TO THEIR LAWENFORCEMENT AGENCY AND WILLALLOW MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC TORECORD LAW ENFORCEMENT DURINGCERTAIN SITUATIONS.THE BILL WILL NOW GO TO THESENATE.THE FORCED TRAJECTORY PROJECT -IS A GROUP WORKING TO BRINGTHOSE WHO'VE LOST LOVED ONES ATTHE HANDS OF POLICE TOGETHER -IN A FIGHT FOR JUSTICE.THEIR DEMANDING LOCAL OFFICIALSTO INCREASE TRAINING.FOR OFFICERS - FOCUS ONDEESCALATION - AND MOREACCOUNTABILITY.ERIC FARAH'S BROTHER DIED WHILEIN CUSTODY AT THE CLARK COUNTYDETENTION CENTER.((SOT)) ERIC 31:33 "IT STARTSFROM THE TOP.WHO IS BEING HELD ACCOUNTABLEFOR ALL THESE MISTAKES BEINGMADE.ALL THESE PEOPLE WHO HAVE BEENKILLED AND NO JUSTICE FORANYONE"NOTABLY..ONE OF THE BIGGESTCASES IN NEVADA INVOLVING ACHOKEHOLD WAS THEDEATH OF TASHII FARMER.METRO POLICE HAS FINALIZEDPAYING 2.2 MILLION DOLLARS TOHIS FAMILY.HE DIED AFTER BEING CHASED,PUNCHED, HIT AND RESTRAINED BYPOLICE OUTSIDE THE VENETIANBACK IN 2017.THE SETTLEMENT IS BELIEVED TOBE THE LARGEST EVER IN ALAWSUIT ALLEGING MISCONDUCT BYTHE LVMPD.AS FOR THE ASSEMBLY BILL 3 ITNOW HEADS TO THE SENATE.AC 13 ANTHAT BILL WASN'T THE ONLY ISSUEWAON THE DOCKET.IN THE SENATE - LAWMAKERS

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