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DOJ Unveils Presidential Law Enforcement Panel

Attorney General William Barr announced Wednesday that he has appointed 18 law enforcement officials to the newly created Presidential Commission on Law Enforcement and the Administration of Justice.

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The De-Policing Crisis

Even after lowering the hiring standards, many agencies can't fill their ranks. In some cities it's common for detectives and other plainclothes personnel to be sent out in uniform on patrol. In some jurisdictions it's not unusual for patrol units to field 50% of their allocated officers because they just don't have enough people to do the job.

Attorney General Barr Says Communities that Disrespect Police Could Lose Protection

"They have to start showing more than they do – the respect and support that law enforcement deserves," Barr said. "And if communities don't give that support and respect, they might find themselves without the police protection they need."

AG Barr: "We Must Have Zero Tolerance for Resisting Police"

Attorney General William Barr said in a speech before the assembly at the Fraternal Order of Police Conference in New Orleans, "We must have zero tolerance for resisting police. This will save lives."

AG William Barr Voices Support for LE, Derides "Social Justice" DAs at FOP Conference

Attorney General William P. Barr delivered opening remarks Monday at the Grand Lodge Fraternal Order of Police's 64th National Biennial Conference. He took the opportunity to voice his and the Trump Administration's support for law enforcement, and plans for how to support their mission.