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Episode 2 explores the divide between civil rights advocates and law enforcement over how to reduce police use of deadly force.

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Lobbying is under way in Sacramento for two vastly different approaches to reduce police shootings. Victims’ families and civil rights advocates are pushing a tougher standard for police to use deadly force, while law enforcement officers promote a plan to increase training.

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