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Press Releases and Statements

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

March 25, 2021

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

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New Analysis Shows 8% Increase in U.S. Domestic Violence Incidents Following Pandemic Stay-At-Home Orders

February 24, 2021

A report released today by the National Commission on COVID-19 and Criminal Justice shows that domestic violence incidents in the U.S. increased by 8.1% following the imposition of lockdown orders during the 2020 pandemic.

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

February 11, 2021

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.

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