. California Passed a Law That Keeps Bad Cops From Getting Hired Again « JO LEE MAGAZINE

VICE/When bad cops get fired, they often move a few towns over and get hired by another police department. Several states in the U.S. don’t even have the power to stop them.

But California isn’t one of them anymore, thanks to a slate of new bills signed into law Thursday by California Gov. Gavin Newsom.

One of the major reforms in the package allows a panel made of police officers, civilians, and legal experts to “decertify police” officers—or take away their ability to work as a cop—for life.

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