Officer-Involved Shooting legislation passes Iowa subcommittee

OIS legislation passes Iowa subcommittee

The latest local, regional and national news events of the day are presented by the ABC 6 News Team, along with updated sports, weather and traffic.

(ABC 6 News) – In Iowa, legislation relating to the standard review of an officer-involved shooting by a county attorney has passed the House Judiciary subcommittee.

The bill would require county attorneys to review evidence in a shooting by an officer (resulting in death or seriously bodily injury) to either convene a grand jury or refer the case to the state’s attorney general for an independent review.