God forbid we have some semblance of transparency in law enforcement. That just won’t do!
The first recommendation would have required that prosecutors who use jailhouse “snitches” corroborate snitch testimony with other evidence. […]
The second reform would have required police to videotape interrogations in violent crime investigations. […]
The commission’s third recommendation … would have established a task force to look into eyewitness testimony, and set up a series of voluntary guidelines for the state’s police departments to follow to ensure that police lineups aren’t overly suggestive.
Every one of these sensible recommendations was vetoed by Schwarzenegger. Unbelievable.