Texas Teens Can't Graduate Until Watching Video on Police


In order to graduate from high school, Texas students now have to take a new course. 

Economics? Science? Volunteering? Nope!

The class teaches students how to properly cooperate with law enforcement during a traffic stop. 

The Community Safety Education Act was put in place in the state after a spike in police officers fatally shooting unarmed citizens. 

Senator Royce West is also requiring instruction for officers as well as students in driver-training and defensive-driving courses.

"I wanted to put something in place that would temper the expectations of police officers and citizens." 

The 16 minutes long video is part of the "Civilian Interaction Training Program" which lays out certain guidelines and answers specific questions for students, new drivers and law enforcement. 


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