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    Community Policing and Race Relations

    Members of the the law enforcement community and the Department of Justice’s director of Community Oriented Policing Services discussed the importance of strengthening police-community relations. “Walking the…

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    Law Enforcement Response to Sexual Assault

    Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced new guidelines to help local law enforcement agencies identify and prevent gender bias from officers responding to sexual assault and domestic violence issues.…

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    Civil Rights and Policing Practices

    Advocates, law enforcement, and Justice Department officials testified on the federal government’s role in local policing practices and their impact on the ground.

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    Criminal Justice Reform for Minorities

    Attorney General Loretta Lynch and other panelists, including law enforcement officials and civil rights activists, talked about their experiences trying to bring reforms to the nation’s criminal justice…

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    Criminal Justice and Race

    Community advocacy groups and law enforcement officials talked about over-criminalization and the effect of mass incarceration on African-American communities and ways to reform policing practices in…

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    President's Task Force on Policing, Part 3

    Law enforcement officers talked about their concerns with safety and wellness. Topics including the use by the public of telephone apps that track officers whereabouts and movements. Chief Zakhary participated by Skype.…

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    President's Task Force on Policing, Part 5

    Two parents who lost children in police-involved shootings told their stories. These public comments and closing remarks concluded the Task Force on 21st Century Policing’s sixth Listening Session,…

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    Department of Justice Conference Call

    The Department of Justice held a conference call on the 21st Century Policing Task Force. The Co-Chairs talked about the task force report and answered questions from reporters.

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    Future of Community Policing

    Criminology scholars, former justice department officials, and current law officials examined ways to foster greater trust between local law enforcement and the communities they serve and protect. Task…

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    President's Task Force on Policing, Part 1

    Panelists talked about the stress factors with which police officers operate and the incidences of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) for which they rarely reach out for help due to the police culture. The panel…

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    President's Task Force on 21st Century Policing, Part 3

    Law enforcement officers talked about ways to promote effective crime reduction and build public trust of law enforcement. Topics included assaults on officers, issues within the criminal justice…

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    President's Task Force on 21st Century Policing, Part 6

    Members of the President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing delivered closing remarks at their first public hearing. They also responded to questions from members of the audience. The…

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    President's Task Force on 21st Century Policing, Part 1

    Community leaders talked about ways to promote effective crime reduction and build public trust of law enforcement. They spoke at the first meeting of the President’s Task Force on 21st…

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    Secretary Julian Castro on Housing Policy Priorities

    Secretary Julian Castro briefed reporters on the state of housing and the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s plans for 2015. Secretary Castro told an audience that “access to credit…

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    President's Task Force on 21st Century Policing, Part 4

    Leaders of several civil rights organizations talked about ways to promote effective crime reduction and build public trust of law enforcement. They spoke at the first meeting of the…

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    Community Policing Efforts

    Ronald Davis, director of the Justice Department’s community oriented policing services, talked about the grant program he administers that seeks to foster better relationships between…

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    Investigation of Ferguson, Missouri, Police Department

    Attorney General Eric Holder briefed reporters and responded to questions on the Justice Department’s investigation in the Ferguson, Missouri police department in the wake of the August 9, 2014,…

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    Racial Profiling

    Witnesses testified on racial profiling and state immigration laws in Alabama and Arizona, relations between law enforcement and African-Americans, as well as anti-terrorism efforts that target…

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    Youth Participation in Politics

    Participants talked about the roles youth could play in the political process. Among the topics they addressed were the value of public service, issues affecting the African-American…

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    Police Misconduct: National Groups and Solutions

    Officials from national organizations that monitor law enforcement practices talked about charges of police misconduct. Among the topics they addressed were racial profiling, race relations…

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