12th District State Representatives are frustrated by the lack of progress on a bill that would allow law enforcement to once again pursue suspects, something the State Legislature put severe limits on two years ago in the package of police reform laws. 12th District Representative Keith Goehner:
Goehner's colleague, Representative Mike Steele says the pursuit bill is a non-partisan issue:
Goehner is concerned because he says the clock is ticking:
Goehner says their talks with police chiefs and officers heightens awareness on the difficulties law enforcement face not only in pursuits, but in getting search warrants in all sorts of events, not only traffic stops, but domestic disputes and other types of crimes where police are hamstrung by limits the legislature has placed on them.