San José Mayor Sam Liccardo and other city officials introduced a proposal to the San Jose Police Department according to a news release on Tuesday from the mayor’s office.
The news release states that SJPD should share criteria for crowd control methods, examine the use of kinetic impact projectiles (KIP) such as rubber bullets and reform the use of force policies. For more on the protests in San José and how SJPD is responding, check out the full story linked below.
Writer: Bryanna Bartlett
Photo: Christian Trujano
Photo Caption: “When we came face to face with the cops and their line at Seventh Street, the smoke started coming and [my friend] Joseph continued to stand in the middle and play his guitar,” San Jose resident Joshua Landers said. “Then, he was hit in the face with rubber bullets.”