Trump’s Police Reform Executive Order is Inadequate

Trump’s Police Reform Executive Order is Inadequate. Trump fails to recognize racial inequalities in AmericaThe Trump Administration’s executive order (EO) on police reform is inadequate to respond to the longstanding crisis of systemic racism in policing. It does not mandate national use of force guidelines, ban chokeholds or greatly curtail no-knock warrants nor does it attribute African Americans’ risk for bodily harm or death during a police encounter to systemic racism.Ending systemic racism cannot be achieved with a single act of Congress. Numerous reforms are needed at all levels. But t…

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