Accountability Panel Sends Sununu Recommendations for Police Reforms in N.H.
A statewide commission on police accountability and transparency has sent Gov. Chris Sununu recommendations for reforms to police training in New Hampshire.
Sununu created the commission in mid-June in response to the killing of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police.
Recommendations to the governor include tripling the number of annual training hours for officers -- from eight to 24. Read the interim report to the governor.
Some of that time would need to be dedicated toward training on implicit bias, ethics and de-escalation.
Friday, July 31, is the commission's deadline to finish its work, but members have yet to fully review issues around police misconduct or community relations.
Members have requested a 60-day extension to continue the their work.