In our zeal to improve the profession of policing, the General Assembly has, unfortunately, bowed to extremist voices and the end result created legislation that dramatically increases the risk that a well-intentioned officer will become a criminal when they bravely confront a life threatening situation. We are going to hold police to a zero tolerance standard faced by no other profession under stresses and uncertainties that far exceed any other job.  Here is a video of a portion of my argument against this bill (SB71). 

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Bob Cassilly 
Senator, District 34