The Facts.

 

143

people killed by CALIFORNIA police in 2018

Under California’s current “reasonable” standard for deadly force, fewer than 1% of officers are prosecuted for killing someone in the line of duty.

 

25%

Fewer killings by police

Police departments that require officers to use non-lethal alternatives when possible instead of deadly force are 25% less likely to kill people. Strict limits on deadly force have been shown to make both officers and communities safer.

 
 

92%

of departments allow police to kill people unnecessarily

92% of California police departments do not require officers to use non-lethal alternatives whenever possible. AB 392 makes every department adopt this standard and gives prosecutors the tools to enforce this requirement.