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New California Prosecutors’ Group Advocates Police Reform (1)

Sept. 15, 2020, 9:22 PMUpdated: Sept. 15, 2020, 10:30 PM

Progressive California district attorneys have formed what they say is the first-of-its-kind nonprofit to counter groups blocking legislation and ballot measures aimed at overhauling law enforcement practices.

“For decades, law enforcement unions and the voices that have dominated and defined the positions law enforcement takes in Sacramento and local policymaking processes have been absolutely overwhelmed by fearmongering, by often dishonesty and manipulation of data, and exploitation of victims and their suffering,” San Francisco DA Chesa Boudin told reporters Tuesday.

“It’s time for a change. It’s time for law enforcement voices to come together and to advocate for policies that actually ...