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North Carolina Agencies Spar Over Control of ‘Untrustworthy Officer’ Identification

by Cathy Brown
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A invoice presently making its approach by way of the North Carolina Normal Meeting highlights an ongoing dispute the state’s prosecutors and regulation enforcement on the method of figuring out untrustworthy law enforcement officials, Virginia Bridgesreports for The News & Observer.

The proposed laws, Home Invoice 704, goals to repeal a piece of a 2021 regulation that mandates the reporting of “Giglio letters” – notifications from district attorneys designating officers as untrustworthy for court docket testimony. The dispute primarily facilities round whether or not the state’s Convention of District Attorneys or the Police Benevolent Affiliation ought to have management over this course of. Critics argue that repealing the notification necessities diminishes transparency and will permit officers with a historical past of bias or dishonesty to search out new positions in regulation enforcement whereas the Police Benevolent Affiliation says repealing the notification necessities is important to offer officers correct due course of whereas figuring out problematic people.

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