7/9/2020 Fireside CharLA - Featuring Mike Gipson

7/9/2020 Fireside CharLA - Featuring Mike Gipson

In response to the death of George Floyd, Assemblymember Mike A. Gipson (D-Carson) has introduced AB 1196, making it illegal to use a carotid artery restraint tactic to forcibly detain a suspect. The bill is co-authored by members of the CA Black Caucus, Latino Caucus, API, and LGBTQ Caucus.

“This dangerous technique compresses the carotid artery and stops blood flow to render the suspect unconscious. The deadly use of force technique can be performed using any object and can easily go wrong, this time it was a knee,” noted Gipson.

List of Resources shared during this CharLA

July 09, 2020 at 5:30pm - 6:30pm

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