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Press Releases and Statements

Member Statements

November 22, 2020

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 essential that we not only demonstrate that we’re listening, but also that we commit ourselves…

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USA Today: Former attorneys general – Criminal justice reform vital to slow spread of COVID-19

October 6, 2020

Former attorneys general Loretta Lynch and Alberto Gonzales explain the connections between criminal justice reform and slowing COVID-19 in prisons in this USA Today opinion piece.

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National Commission Issues Recommendations to Contain Coronavirus, Improve Justice System Readiness for Future Health Crises

October 1, 2020

The National Commission on COVID-19 and Criminal Justice released a set of recommendations calling on leaders in law enforcement, the courts, and corrections to reduce COVID-19 in the criminal justice system.

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