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Maryland State Senator Will Smith Calls For Sweeping Police Reform

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) -- A top-ranking State lawmaker in Maryland is proposing sweeping police reform in the wake of George Floyd's death.

In a letter to his fellow lawmakers, Senator Will Smith calls the system broken.

The Montgomery County Democrat and Chairman of the Judicial Proceedings Committee is calling for things like banning violent police tactics, making the disciplinary records of officers public and expanded training.

Smith said his goal is to make changes that ensure officers carry out their jobs properly and safely.

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