Pa. has a new hiring database to weed out bad cops: Will it do what it needs to do?
Police reformers won their first Harrisburg victory in decades this week, when Gov. Tom Wolf signed a bill creating a confidential database of police personnel and discipline records.
Wolf, Shapiro announce first steps of police reform after days of unrest
The news left much to be desired for activists and experts. But most acknowledged that it was a step in the direction of justice amid divided government.