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AG Kamala Harris Seeks to Reduce Biases Among Police

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    AG Kamala Harris Seeks to Reduce Biases Among Police
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    California's attorney general announced a statewide training program aimed at getting police officers to avoid having built-in biases compromise their ability to enforce laws fairly and with appropriate force.

    The announcement Friday came as Kamala Harris outlined the results of a 90-day review by her agency that sought to find ways to strengthen the trust between police and the public following recent slayings of unarmed civilians by officers in cities across the country.

    Harris also said that aunder a pilot program Department of Justice special agents would be outfitted with on-body cameras similar to those worn by officers of some local forces in California.

    Harris, a Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate, was joined at the press conference by the police chief of Los Angeles and other law enforcement heads.