The new law is in response to the death of Brenota Taylor, a 26-year-old black woman who was shot dead by police.
Kentucky Governor Andy Bearier signed a bill into state law Friday, limiting police operations in cases involving violent crime.
The new law is in response to the death of 22-year-old black woman Brauna Taylor, who was shot dead by police in March 2020 during a drug raid. Nationwide protests.
“It simply came to our notice then. It will save lives and it will lead us in the right direction, “said Taylor’s mother, a Democrat who signed the bill in the presence of a tearful Tamim Palmer, at the Kentucky Center for African Americans in Louisville.
Basser said he was signing the bill to make sure no other mother would accept the pain that a tobacco palmer would feel.
The new law bans unannounced, night-time drug attacks such as Taylor falling asleep and dying. No drugs were found and it was later determined that police raided the wrong place.
The bill, signed into law by Beshear, limits police investigations into cases involving violent crimes such as murder, rape and assault and violence between 10pm and 6am. The police tactics that Taylor’s family wanted were not completely banned.
“While it is not the whole law that they wanted in terms of a complete ban on non-nose warrants, they are satisfied that this is a start and a victory in the deeply divided General Assembly,” family lawyer Lonita Baker told the Associated Press.
“Bruner’s Law” No no-warrant warrants were issued for officers who abused body cameras and drug and alcohol testing of officers involved in “serious incidents.”
No charges have been filed against the officers who fired at Taylor’s apartment, though Two people are involved in this campaign Dismissed by Louisville Police Department.
In the midst of national protests, the Louisville police chief announced his retirement and the city of Louisville suspended the use of knock-warrants indefinitely in the future.
Elsewhere, the state of Virginia imposed a ban on non-nose warrants last year. No-warrants are not allowed in Florida and Oregon.
In September, the city of Louisville agreed to settle a wrongful death lawsuit m 12m pay In the Taylor family.