WORLD New York governor signs police reform legislation

WORLD

New York governor signs police reform legislation

CGTN

08:29, June 18, 2020

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Protesters in cities across the U.S. are calling for police reform even for entire departments to be "defunded."

The country's biggest force, the New York Police Department, is already facing possible budget cuts and new regulations as a result.

But with thousands of police departments across the country and powerful unions protecting the interests of officers, experts say implementing change will not be easy.

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