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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25773 1 month ago Nancy Sprague Rockford, OH
25772 1 month ago Bathsheba Rook Jacksonville, FL
25771 1 month ago andrew mackenzie long beach, CA
25770 1 month ago joshua Acevedo questa, NM I need help to Sue can't afoord lawyerhave excellent proof
25769 3 months ago Arnold Johnson Los Angeles , CA
25768 3 months ago Rob Rocco Avon Lake, OH
25767 4 months ago Abraham Aleai Saint Paul , MN
25766 4 months ago Michael Madden New City, NY
25765 4 months ago Klarisse Dexter Lemon Grove, CA
25764 5 months 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 5 months ago Eric Steele Falls Church, VA
25762 5 months ago Robert & Virginia Ilardi Bartlett, TN
25761 6 months ago Anonymous Belfast, ME
25760 6 months ago Rafael Stephen Riviera Beach, FL
25759 6 months ago Bill Rakowski Baltimore, MD
25758 6 months ago Jonsey Malone Parma, ID
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25756 6 months ago Sylvia Head-Gallegos Columbus, GA
25755 6 months ago Melissa Holmes Fremont, CA
25754 7 months ago Anonymous Littleton, CO
25753 7 months ago Nate Cope Scottsdale , AZ
25752 7 months ago Melissa Holmes Fremont, CA
25751 7 months ago Anonymous Shell Beach, CA
25750 7 months ago Anonymous south bend, IN
25749 7 months ago Deboir Quick Houston, TX
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