Minnesota Lawmakers Ban Neck Restraints After Floyd’s Death

The sweeping package was said to be one of the most substantial changes to the state's criminal justice system in years.

  • Published 21 July 2020

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Legislature passed a package of police accountability measures early Tuesday that includes a ban on neck restraints like the one that was used on George Floyd before his death in Minneapolis. The sweeping package was said to be one of the most substantial changes to the state’s criminal justice system in years and also bans chokeholds and so-called warrior-style training in which officers are instructed to view all… Read at AP News