BILL AUTHOR - Zachariah C. Manning
BILL SUMMARY - The Capital Accountability Policing Act (CAP Act) is a federal proposed bill that will hold peace officers and first responders accountable for violating civil or human rights resulting in death or injury to a person. Have you heard the saying, "What's good for the goose is good for the gander"? If a person causes the death of a police officer, then that person can be charged with capital murder. The CAP Act is legislation that will help prevent lives from being taken unjustly by police officers.
PROPOSED BILL - CAPITAL ACCOUNTABILITY POLICING ACT
A peace officer while on or off duty can be charged with capital murder if the peace officer commits murder, and: