Congress, Instruct the Department of Justice Not to Let Police Departments Off the Hook

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is apparently working to undo federal oversight of systemically criminal, abusive, and racist local police departments.

Sign this petition to Congress:

The U.S. Attorney General is re-negotiating an agreement with Baltimore that in its current form includes a community oversight task force, an independent federal monitor, and the requirement that officers receive instruction about implicit bias.

He has asked his subordinates to review agreements with other police departments to be sure that they accomplish such goals as boosting morale and the recruitment of police. A memo from Sessions states flatly, "It is not the responsibility of the federal government to manage non-federal law enforcement agencies.”

Yes it is. Congress must make clear to the Department of Justice its responsibility to enforce U.S. law, including by bringing under control lawless police departments.

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25778 1 year ago Anonymous S h, FL
25777 1 year ago Anonymous Arlington , TX
25776 1 year ago Anonymous Arlington , TX
25775 1 year ago Jeff Bence Newtown, PA
25774 1 year ago Enchant Goddess Olympia, WA Pierce county wa & western state have combined to be psycho killers targeting western wa as the worst in the usa very simular to Hitler's tactics however destroying the lives & beating & battering t...
25773 2.1 years ago Nancy Sprague Rockford, OH
25772 2.1 years ago Bathsheba Rook Jacksonville, FL
25771 2.2 years ago Andrew Mackenzie Long Beach, CA
25770 2.2 years ago joshua Acevedo questa, NM I need help to Sue can't afoord lawyerhave excellent proof
25769 2.3 years ago Arnold Johnson Los Angeles , CA
25768 2.3 years ago Rob Rocco Avon Lake, OH
25767 2.4 years ago Abraham Alrai Saint Paul , MN
25766 2.4 years ago Michael Madden New City, NY
25765 2.4 years ago Ked Garden Lemon Grove, CA
25764 2.4 years ago joshua Acevedo questa, NM I am a victim of lawless police I was framed had officer admit it numerous times in car at station and they claim no recordings then after Christmas an officer was at my door and admitted the same i...
25763 2.5 years ago Eric Steele Falls Church , VA
25762 2.5 years ago Virginia Ilardi Bartlett, TN
25761 2.5 years ago Anonymous Belfast, ME
25760 2.5 years ago Rafael Stephen Riviera Beach, FL
25759 2.5 years ago Bill Rakowski Baltimore, MD
25758 2.5 years ago Jonsey Malone Seminole, OK
25757 2.5 years ago Jonsey Malone Seminole, OK
25756 2.6 years ago Sylvia Head-Gallegos Columbus, GA
25755 2.6 years ago Melissa Holmes Fremont, CA
25754 2.6 years ago Anonymous Littleton, CO
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