Voters Give Los Angeles Criminal Justice Reform a Boost

Governing: The racial reckoning in America this summer brought protests to the streets of California and a major push for criminal justice reform.

In the California Legislature, many of the proposals fell flat amid opposition from police unions. Among those that died: proposals to give citizens access to more police personnel records and curtail the use of tear gas and rubber bullets at protests.

But voters on Tuesday gave a big boost the criminal justice reform movement, with some key measures ahead.

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