Cameron Sterling, son of Alton Sterling, who was killed by Baton Rouge police, is comforted by hands from the crowd at a vigil outside the Triple S convenience store in Baton Rouge, La., Wednesday, July 6. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

Cameron Sterling, son of Alton Sterling, who was killed by Baton Rouge police, is comforted by hands from the crowd at a vigil outside the Triple S convenience store in Baton Rouge, La., Wednesday, July 6. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

On December 11, 2014, the National Urban League developed the following 10-Point Justice Plan for Police Reform and Accountability. These steps will be a major step forward in helping to repair police-community relations in cities across the United States by significantly reducing inappropriate use of excessive force by law enforcement, particularly against unarmed citizens, and in holding police accountable for misconduct:

Widespread use of body cameras and dashboard cameras

Broken windows reform and implementation of 21st-century community policing model

Review and revision of police use of deadly force policies

Comprehensive retraining of all police officers

Comprehensive review and strengthening of police hiring standards

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