Trump Slams Chicago Top Cop, Announces Commission on Police Challenges

The president announced the effort in a speech Monday in Chicago to the International Association of Chiefs of Police at its annual convention, adding that Attorney General William Barr will shortly announce a “new crackdown” on violent crime. The commission, recommended by Barr, also will look at ways to improve recruitment, training and retention of police.

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Kamala Harris, Police Shootings and ‘Safety’

Sen. Harris’ recent justice reform plan called for a federal board to review incidents involving police use-of-force against civilians and other “severe” misconduct. It’s a good idea, but the devil is in the details, warns TCR’s legal affairs columnist.

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The Ambiguous Reality of Police Integrity

Can integrity and ethical decision-making be an integral part of police officers’ training? Can it be sustained in the hard realities of police work? In a new podcast on policing, researchers and officers themselves offer candid assessments.