Protests were the catalyst to get policing bill from idea to reality
"While law enforcement knew that Herod was interested in legislation, “I didn’t have the ability to move it forward until the community outcry."
By the time COVID-19 had forced a hiatus in mid-March, there was still no official bill. That changed the night of May 28, the first evening of protests at the state Capitol over the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis. “That was the night I decided that I was going to push the bill forward,” she said."