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Officer in Eric Garner Death to Face Internal Disciplinary Inquiry

July 16, 2018
In a letter to the Department of Justice, the NYPD said will has decided to begin its own internal disciplinary inquiry into the 2014 death of Eric Garner in police custody, regardless of whether or not the DOJ's probe into the incident is completed.

Father of Student Murdered by Parkland Shooter Calls for National School Safety Standards

June 28, 2018
At a news conference Wednesday in Washington, DC, Schacter announced that the Foundation is working with some of the nation's leading law enforcement organizations.

NSA and VirTra Launch Program to Reduce Animal Injury in LE Encounters

June 20, 2018
The National Law Enforcement Center on Animal Abuse (NLECAA), its parent organization, the National Sheriffs' Association (NSA), and VirTra, Inc., have announced the Law Enforcement Dog Encounters Training (LEDET) focused on police training for dog encounters.

FBI Announces Significant Arrests in Cyber Sting Operation

June 11, 2018
Operation ‘Wire Wire’ was a coordinated law enforcement effort by the U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Department of the Treasury, and the U.S. Postal Inspection Service.

For Community Policing to Succeed, Walking Around Isn’t Enough

June 1, 2018

Community policing is a way for members of a community and the local police to work hand-in-hand, but what all does it require of residents and volunteers, and how does a community ensure a successful program?

Your Skin is in the Game

May 3, 2018

When policymakers implement ridiculous rules that get people hurt, LEOs are the ones who have to deal with the consequences.

Funding for Local Police Cannot be Based on ICE Cooperation, Judge Rules

April 12, 2018
The U.S. Department of Justice cannot force local police departments to cooperate with immigration agents as a condition for receiving federal funding for a law enforcement program, a judge in Los Angeles ruled this week.

DOJ Announces Second Annual Attorney General's Award for Distinguished Service in Policing

March 30, 2018
The Attorney General's Award recognizes individual state, local or tribal sworn, rank- and-file police officers and deputies for exceptional efforts in community policing.

Sessions Moves to Criminalize Possession of Bump Stocks

March 29, 2018
Firearm bump stocks would have to be surrendered, destroyed or made inoperable under a ban proposed by the Justice Department.

Justice Department Sues California Over Sanctuary Policies

March 7, 2018
“California, we have a problem,” Sessions told a crowd of about 250 law enforcement officials from the California Peace Officers Association at a meeting in the state's capital city. “A series of actions and events has occurred that directly and adversely impact the work of our federal officers.”

President Trump Directs Justice Department to Ban Bump Stocks

February 20, 2018
President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he has signed a memo directing the Justice Department to propose regulations to "ban all devices" like the rapid-fire bump stocks involved in last year's Las Vegas massacre.

California to Oversee San Francisco's Police Reforms

February 6, 2018
California's attorney general announced Monday that his office will oversee reforms at the San Francisco Police Department that were recommended by federal officials after the U.S. Department of Justice's decision to scale back a program that helped departments improve community relations.

94% of All Confirmed Aliens in DOJ Custody Unlawfully Present, Report Says

December 21, 2017
The report found that more than one-in-five of all persons in Bureau of Prisons custody were foreign born, and that 94% of confirmed aliens in custody were unlawfully present in the United States.

DOJ Denied Request for $3 Million for LAPD Community Policing

December 5, 2017
The U.S. Department of Justice hasn’t said why the LAPD didn’t receive any of the $98 million in grants recently awarded to scores of law enforcement agencies across the nation. But some LAPD officials believe it was retaliation.

AG Sessions Announces $98 Million to Hire Community Policing Officers

November 20, 2017
Attorney General Jeff Sessions today announced COPS funding awards to 179 law enforcement agencies across the nation, which allows those agencies to hire 802 additional full-time law enforcement officers.

AG Sessions, Speaking at IACP, Vows to 'Dismantle' International MS-13 Gang

October 23, 2017
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Monday formally designated the criminal gang MS-13 as a priority for federal law enforcement, vowing to use agencies ranging from the FBI to Homeland Security and the IRS to dismantle it.

Adler to be Appointed Bureau of Justice Assistance Director

September 19, 2017
President Donald Trump has announced he intends to appoint Jon Adler to head the Bureau of Justice Assistance in the Department of Justice.

DOJ Halts Ongoing Review of Milwaukee Police Department

September 18, 2017
A federal review of the Milwaukee Police Department has been halted with the retooling of a program once focused on improving trust between police and communities. The program's focus has been shifted to providing training.

No Federal Charges Against Officers in Freddie Gray Death, Says Report

September 12, 2017
Federal prosecutors will not charge any of the Baltimore officers involved with the death of Freddie Gray, according to a report.

DOJ Ending Program to Train LEOs to Fight Domestic Terrorism

August 21, 2017
The State and Local Anti-Terrorism Training program, which has served more than 142,000 law enforcement officers in every state in the country, has run out of funding. Its last day is Sept. 30.
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