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Bill that updates police pursuit policy headed to Governor’s desk

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A bill that updates the police chase policy for the first time in 19 years is headed up to Governor’s desk. 

First, the bill aims to speed up the release of police body camera and dashboard camera video. 

Related: Hamden officials vote to make several policy changes in wake of recent officer-involved shooting

It also prohibits officers from shooting into or at a fleeing vehicle and, if entering another jurisdiction, they must notify the local police. 

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