Texas Bans Cops from Working with Reality TV Shows

Texas law enforcement agencies are now banned from cooperating with TV reality shows...

On Thursday, Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed off on the Javier Ambler Act, which was named after a 40-year-old man who died after officers struck him with a Taser in 2019 -- all while a camera crew from "Live PD" captured the incident on video.

The new law is effective immediately.

"I'm proud that Democrats and Republicans came together to pass this bill to protect our citizens and restore integrity in law enforcement," said Representative James Talarico, who authored the bill. "Policing is not entertainment."

Just last year, nationally broadcast shows like "Live PD" and "Cops" were also canceled.

Read the full report on ABC News.

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