Police Groups Want Trump to Change Consent Decrees

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Emboldened by Donald Trump's election, some police labor organizations want to renegotiate consent decrees agreed to under President Obama, Reuters reports. Consent decrees negotiated by police forces and the Justice Department can prescribe changes to use of force, recruiting, training and discipline. They are enforced by a federal court with the oversight of court-appointed monitors. Some 14 police departments, including Seattle and Miami, are . . .

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