Task Force Highlights Five Priorities for Reforms to Reduce Police Use of Excessive Force, Boost Accountability

The Task Force on Policing identified the top five changes to make in law enforcement that are most likely to make a difference.

Statements on the Verdict in the Derek Chauvin Trial

Members of the Council, Board of Trustees, task forces, and staff share perspectives following the verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial.

Task Force Backs Series of Reforms to Boost Policy Accountability for Excessive Force, Other Misconduct

The Task Force on Policing found that increased government oversight, body-worn cameras, and a national database of decertified officers could enhance accountability and transparency in law enforcement.

Task Force Statement on Derek Chauvin Trial

CCJ’s Task Force on Policing shares perspective on the crucial need for officers to intervene following the Derek Chauvin trial.

Task Force Calls for Overhaul of U.S. Police Training, National Standards to Reduce Use of Force

The Task Force on Policing concludes police training must focus more on critical communication and de-escalation skills.

Task Force on Policing Releases Comprehensive Collection of Data on U.S. Law Enforcement

In addition to banning chokeholds and restricting use of no-knock warrants, the Task Force on Policing surmised that requiring officer intervention key increase accountability amongst law enforcement.

Task Force on Policing Backs Three Key Reforms to Reduce Police Use of Force, Increase Accountability

Expert panel identifies critical policy elements, caveats to inform debates on banning chokeholds and no-knock warrants, requiring officers to intervene when witnessing misconduct by peers WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Council on Criminal Justice Task Force on Policing today released a

Member Statements

Members share their views on the launch of the Task Force on Policing and what it means for the future of public safety. Art Acevedo, Chief, Houston Police Department; President, Major Cities Chiefs Association: “Our communities are hurting, and it’s

Council on Criminal Justice Launches Task Force to Advance Fair, Effective Policing

A diverse panel of civil rights and law enforcement leaders, the Task Force on Policing, will identify evidence-based strategies to reduce police use of force and improve accountability.