Federal Programs Getting Rolled Back

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has put a halt to federal involvement, and several police departments are not happy about it.

According to the article “Rollback of Federal Police Reform Program Riles Advocates”, the DOJ is switching gears – rather than focus on police-community relations, they’re focusing on gangs...

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September 24, 2017  Robin Kinderman
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Federal Programs Getting Rolled Back

Letter to Editor -- Consent Decrees Don’t Work

In a letter to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette titled “No Justice, No Police; Flawed Reforms Alienate Good Cops and Prolong a Crisis,” retired police officer Chuck Bosetti writes about the many issues with Consent Decrees and how Pittsburgh has been dealing with the “Ferguson Effect” since the first Decree took effect in...

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September 10, 2017  Robin Kinderman
chuck bosetti, pittsburgh, federal intervention, civilian review board, consent decree, support your local police
Letter to Editor -- Consent Decrees Don’t Work