Alexandra Widas // 9/24/17 //
The Justice Department is changing a program designed to improve relations between police and communities (The Hill).
Attorney General Jeff Sessions is dismantling the Justice Department’s community policing initiative right when it is most needed, argues Kanya Bennett at ACLU.
Attorney General Session's strategies to prevent crime is a “criminologist’s nightmare,” writes David M. Kennedy.
Cutting the DOJ’s Collaborative Reform program, which works with police departments to reform use of deadly force, hurts cops and communities, argues Chiraag Bains at The Marshall Project.
The St. Louis protests are what happens when DOJ fails to do its job in reviewing police departments, argues the Editorial Board of the Washington Post (WaPo).