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Weekly Commission Updates

Below is correspondence sent to the Presidential Commission on Law Enforcement and the Administration of Justice.

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President’s Law Enforcement Commission, Weekly Commission Updates

Hearing 2: Social Problems Impacting Public Safety

Part 2: Social Problems Impacting Public Safety – Homelessness, Federal Programming, and Substance Abuse  - Week of March 30, 2020


Hearing 3: Crime Reduction

Part 1: Crime Reduction – The National and Local Impact of Violent Crime, Gun Crime, and Gangs, April 7-9, 2020

Part 2: Crime Reduction – Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault, Technology Issues Encountered by Law Enforcement, Leveraging Technology to Reduce Crime, April 14-16, 2020

Part 3: Crime Reduction – Technology Tools and Survivors of Crime, April 21-22, 2020


Hearing 4: Reentry

Part 1: Reentry – State of Reentry April 23, 2020

Part 2: Reentry – Returning to Work After Incarceration 

Part 3: Reentry – Transitioning from Incarceration to the Community, April 29, 2020

Hearing 5: Grant Programs


Hearing 6: Juvenile Justice

Part 1: Juvenile Justice - Framing the Issue and the Need for Accountability

Part 2: Juvenile Justice - How Law Enforcement Addresses Juveniles Involved in Crime

Part 3: Juvenile Justice - Youth Mentorship

Hearing 7: Law Enforcement Recruitment, Training, and Retention 

Part 1: Recruitment

Part 2: Training

Part 3: Retention

Hearing 8: Rural and Tribal Justice

Part 1: Rural and Tribal Justice – Challenges Law Enforcement Face in Rural Areas

Part 2: Rural and Tribal Justice – Geographic Issues for Rural Communities

Part 3: Rural and Tribal Justice – Criminal Justice System in Indian Country

Part 4: Public safety challenges within American Indian and Alaska Native communities

Hearing 9: Community Engagement

Part 1: Civil rights, community engagement, and civilian oversight

Part 2: Community engagement

Part 3: Community Engagement in the Criminal Justice System

Part 4: Community Engagement: The Relationship Between Religious Minorities and Law Enforcement

Part 5: Community Engagement: Interactions Between Communities and Law Enforcement

Part 6: Community Engagement and Respect for Law Enforcement

Hearing 11: Research Perspectives in Criminal Justice

Hearing 12: Policing Culture

Hearing 13: Accreditation and Standards in Law Enforcement

Hearing 14: Trust and Respect for Law Enforcement

Commissioner Chapter Review

May/June 2020

August 2020

September/November 2020

Commissioner Executive Session Notifications

March 19, 2020 

April 4, 2020

June 4, 2020

Lawful Access

Use of Force


Other Commissioner Communications


Updated February 24, 2022