Trump signs “Executive Order on Safe Policing for Safe Communities.“
- Specifies that grant funding will be allocated by the Attorney General only to law enforcement agencies that meet high standards (around use of force, de-escalation, and other factors) and are credentialed as such by reputable bodies;
- Provides incentives for law enforcement agencies to use nationwide database for purposes of tracking terminations, criminal convictions and civil judgements against officers who have engaged in excessive use of force; and
- Provides that the Administration will prioritize training and other programs for police and social workers responding to incidents involving the mentally ill, addicted, and homeless.
For information on how it compares to the legislation introduced by Democrats and Republicans respectively, see August 2, 2020 data.