Trump to Sign Police Reform Executive Order
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From the LeftTrump to unveil police reform proposals that fall short of what activists have demanded
President Trump plans to take executive action Tuesday that would provide new federal funding incentives for local police departments to beef up training over the use of force and strengthen a national database to track misconduct, according to senior administration officials.
Trump’s order, the product of collaboration with law enforcement groups and families of suspects killed by police, aims to address the mass protests over police brutality that have convulsed American cities. Yet even as the president described his measures as “pretty comprehensive,” they are expected to fall far short...
From the RightTrump to sign executive order on policing to 'build trust' in law enforcement
President Trump on Tuesday is expected to sign an executive order on law enforcement reform in the wake of the death of George Floyd, an event that tipped off weeks of protests, as the nation grapples with racial disparities in policing and the criminal justice system that have spurred calls as drastic as the dismantling of entire police departments.
The president will deliver remarks in the Rose Garden and sign the order, which is titled "Safe Policing for Safe Communities." The event is scheduled for noon.
"Both public safety and...
From the LeftTrump To Sign Executive Order On Police Reform
President Trump will sign an executive order Tuesday outlining the administration's efforts to track officer misconduct, incentivize some departments and involve social workers and mental health professionals on some calls.
The order comes as the president faces tremendous pressure to take action following the killing of George Floyd at the hands of police last month.
According to senior White House officials, the order will create a database to track police officers with multiple instances of misconduct, and use federal grants to encourage departments to meet certain higher certification standards on...