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Fire and Police Commission approves partial ban on chokeholds

Posted at 10:26 PM, Dec 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-10 23:26:30-05

MILWAUKEE — In a meeting Thursday evening, the Fire and Police Commission voted to adopt a new use-of-force policy banning chokeholds.

That is unless police officers find themselves in a life-or-death situation.

It is the first police reform passed in Milwaukee since last summer's protests and unrest over police brutality.

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