New CT Laws in Effect October 1st

October brings a new month and 7 new laws that will take effect…these include several that touch on the police accountability bill…here are a few...

* Police searches require consent and cannot ask drivers to search their car if they have been stopped for only a motor vehicle violation.

* Police will now have the duty to intervene and are required to step in if they are witness to another officer using excessive force, illegal or unreasonable force

*Stiff penalties for falsely reporting a crime based on race and police determine it was racially motivated

* Nail Techs can start applying for licenses

For more on what is new Starting October 1st…CHECK OUT THE COURANT

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