Demand for Easthampton to adopt new rules & regulations based on the 8 Can't Wait Campain

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In response to the outpouring of grassroots support for policing reform in our region and around the country, and to codify and clarify existing practices of the Easthampton Police Department, we are demanding that Easthampton Mayor Nicole Lachapelle and Easthampton Police Chief Robert Alberti, revise and implement new rules and regulations for the Easthampton Police Department. These rules and regulations should echo and seek to replicate the new policies released by the city of Holyoke, and the guidance of the "8 Can't Wait Campaign" 

The eight policies include banning chokeholds and strangleholds, banning shooting at moving vehicles, exhausting all alternatives before shooting, requiring that all use of force be reported, requiring a warning before shooting, requiring officers to stop another officer from using excessive force, and limiting the types of force and/or weapons that can be used to respond to specific types of resistance.