Legislative Action Center
We are pleased to inform you that on April 29, 2015, Senators Peters (D-MI), Cornyn (R-TX), and Graham (R-SC), and Representative Deutch (D-FL) introduced the National Criminal Justice Commission Act 2015 (S. 1119/H.R. 2330). The IACP worked closely with the bill’s sponsors and have voiced our strong support for the bill.
For more than twenty years, the IACP has advocated for the creation of a commission that would follow in the footsteps of the 1965 Presidential Commission on Law Enforcement and the Administration of Justice. The work of that commission and the 200 recommendations it produced marked the beginning of a sea of change in our methods for dealing with crime and the public and built the framework for many highly effective law enforcement and public safety initiatives that have been in place for the last forty years. ...