Nassau County Legislature Passes Police Reform Plan

Protesters gathered in support of a plan that includes additional proposals that are not in the final bill.

Video Transcript

- A 16-3 vote, the Nassau County legislature has now passed new police reforms that calls for more community-oriented policing, increased diversity in hiring and recruitment, and a plan to implement body-worn cameras this year, and twice yearly use of force and hate crime reports. Today, protesters gathered outside Nassau County headquarters in support of so-called people's plan, which included additional proposals not in the final bill. They walked out during the legislature's vote.

- We cannot allow our elected officials to call themselves representative of the people when they ignore the very real voices of their constituents.

- This new bill now goes to county executive Laura Curran who is expected to sign it.