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Obama Commutes Dozens More Lengthy Sentences

November 4, 2016
President Barack Obama on Friday shortened the sentences of 72 federal inmates, the vast majority serving lengthy prison terms for non-violent drug crimes.

Police are Less Safe Under Obama

September 1, 2016

As an increasing number of officers are assassinated for the law and order symbolism of their uniforms, the White House contemplates the need for officer implicit bias training.

You Can’t Lead from Behind

August 12, 2016

President Obama needs to get out from behind the podium and talk to officers and the people they serve.

Video: Obama Says Police Can 'Make the Job of Being a Cop a Lot Safer' by Admitting Failures

July 18, 2016
Fielding a question about the violence against police in Dallas, which left five officers dead, Obama said police officers will be safer once they acknowledge their failures.

Obama Says Police Can 'Make the Job of Being a Cop a Lot Safer' by Admitting Failures

July 18, 2016
Fielding a question about the violence against police in Dallas, which left five officers dead, Obama said police officers will be safer once they acknowledge their failures. More Here.

President Obama Holds Meeting with BLM Activists and Police, Reports No Progress

July 14, 2016
“There is no doubt that police departments still feel embattled and unjustly accused,” Mr. Obama said. “And there is no doubt that minority communities, communities of color, still feel like it just takes too long to do what’s right. We have to as a country sit down and just grind it out.”

Obama Speaks at Dallas Memorial Service for 5 Officers Killed in Shooting

July 12, 2016
Obama, speaking to a packed hall just a mile from where the gunman opened fire last week, invoked the names of the five police officers killed in the shooting rampage, describing details about each of their lives.

President Obama to Attend Memorial for Slain Dallas Officers Tuesday

July 11, 2016
President Barack Obama is scheduled to speak Tuesday at an interfaith memorial service for the five Dallas officers slain in Thursday’s sniper attack.

President Obama Releases Statement on Dallas Sniper Attack

July 8, 2016
President Barack Obama issued a statement today on the murder of five officers and wounding of seven others in the Dallas sniper attack Thursday night.

Florida Sheriff Challenges Obama on Militarization of Police After Orlando Massacre

June 16, 2016
A statement from Lee County (FL) Sheriff Mike Scott in the hours following the mass shooting in Orlando has drawn mixed reactions from the public.

A Really Dumb Idea

June 9, 2016

The problem with the push to develop smart gun systems and replace law enforcement duty weapons with firearms fitted with the technology is that it may do very little to prevent gun grabs and could make police operations even more dangerous.

Obama Picks Merrick Garland for Supreme Court

March 16, 2016
President Obama said Wednesday that he will nominate federal Judge Merrick Garland to serve on the Supreme Court, challenging the resolve of Republican senators opposed to an election-year confirmation.

Maryland Sheriff Chides President Obama for Not Attending Funerals of Slain Officers

February 16, 2016
Carroll County Sheriff James T. DeWees posted on Facebook Saturday morning a letter to the president following the deaths of law enforcement officers across the country.

Obama to Impose New Gun Control Curbs Next Week

January 1, 2016
President Obama will meet with Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch on Monday to finalize a set of executive actions on guns that he will unveil next week, according to several individuals briefed on the matter.

What the Hell Are We Doing?

December 18, 2015

ISIS won't give a damn about your skin color or your politics. They will just see Americans.

President Obama's Complete Speech to IACP 2015

October 28, 2015
This is a transcript of President Barack Obama's speech to the International Association of Chiefs of Police on Oct. 27, 2015.

Obama Praises Officers, Pushes for Stricter Gun Laws and Sentencing Reform in Speech to IACP Crowd

October 27, 2015
The President said officers can be made safer and criminal justice reform effected by making sure officers have the resources they need to do the job, through criminal justice reform that will make the system smarter and fairer, and by taking steps to reduce the risk to law enforcement officers, namely more rigid gun laws.

Video: President Obama Expected to Call for More Gun Control in Tuesday IACP Speech

October 26, 2015
President Obama will travel to Chicago Tuesday to address a meeting of police chiefs from around the world and he's expected to call for stricter national gun laws.

President Obama Expected to Call for More Gun Control in Tuesday IACP Speech

October 26, 2015
President Obama will travel to Chicago Tuesday to address a meeting of police chiefs from around the world and he's expected to call for stricter national gun laws. More Here.

President Obama Defends Black Lives Matter, Says Police Have "Tough Job"

October 23, 2015
At the conclusion of a White House forum on criminal justice, President Barack Obama said Thursday he wanted to make a final point about the nexus of race and the criminal justice system before launching into his defense of the movement. More Here.
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