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California Legislator Proposes Law That Would Require Police Officers To Have A Bachelor’s Degree Or Be 25

The Independent-


A Democrat legislator in California has proposed a law that police officers must have a bachelor’s degree or be over 25 years of age before starting their careers.

The legislator, Reginald Byron Jones-Sawyer, who is also the chairman of the California assembly’s public safety committee, said the measures could reduce the number of police shootings.

Sawyer said, “these jobs are complex, they’re difficult, and we should not just hand them over to people who haven’t fully developed themselves,” reported The Sacramento Bee.

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