Racist Comments, Slurs Impair Virtual Legislative Hearing


Racist comments and slurs interfered with a virtual legislative public hearing on reforming the Delaware Law Enforcement Officers’ Bill of Rights. According to State Senator Elizabeth “Tizzy” Lockman, D-Wilmington, someone twice messaged her and other panelists with racist slurs and was thrown out of the virtual meeting. Two others also used racist slurs during public…

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VIDEO | Police Body Camera Requirement Now Law In Del.

Photo courtesy of Governor John Carney's Office

Delaware Police officers will be required to wear body cameras, and legislation signed by Governor John Carney also establishes a funding mechanism and training procedures. The proposal (House Bill 195) developed out of last year’s Delaware Legislative Black Caucus Justice for All Agenda. The camera requirement also will apply to certain employees of the Department…

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