An examination of federal and state case law, as well as Massachusetts statutes and regulations, governing abortion.
A new, entirely independent state agency with significant authority and powers of oversight over law enforcement officers and agencies in the Commonwealth.
The conference committee report for An Act relative to justice, equity and accountability in law enforcement in the Commonwealth creates a new statutory framework, where none currently exists, to govern use of force by law enforcement.
The Senate’s Reform, Shift, + Build Act creates a new statutory framework, where none currently exists, to govern use of force by law enforcement.
The following are policy frameworks that have been brought to the attention of Senator Brownsberger’s office this week as possible responses to police brutality.
As of July 2019, 9 law enforcement agencies in Massachusetts were using body-worn cameras, either through their own commitment or through a pilot program.