Brown supporters want police choke holds banned

LAS VEGAS - It's been less than a month since Tashii Brown died while being subdued outside the Venetian Hotel Casino by a Metro Police officer.

Brown's family and civil rights leaders are renewing their push to ban choke holds by police. Sheriff Joe Lombardo said that Officer Kenneth Lopera could face one to four years in prison on each of the involuntary manslaughter charges, but many supporters of Brown are saying the punishment is not enough.

8 News Now Reporter Brittany Edney has the story from Metro headquarters.


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