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Senators: Bipartisan police overhaul talks end with no deal

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By ALAN FRAM
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate negotiators say bipartisan congressional talks on overhauling policing practices have ended without agreement. New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker has told reporters that bargainers were not making progress on issues like whether to hold individual officers personally liable for abusive behavior. The breakdown marks an unproductive end to an effort that began after killings of unarmed Black people by officers sparked protests across the U.S. Booker says there were also unresolved differences over raising professional standards and collecting data on police use of force. Republican Sen. Tim Scott of South Carolina said he was ‘deeply disappointed’ that Democrats rejected a deal on some issues. 

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