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Will the Department of Justice Roll Back Police Reform?

To that end, during the Barack Obama administration, the Department of Justice launched oversight programs with many struggling police departments. Generally known as consent decrees, the goal of these efforts are to reform police departments in order to rebuild trust with local communities and make law enforcement more efficient and accountable. But in a memorandum issued last week and publicly released on Monday, Attorney General Jeff [...]