Biden pushes police reform — but there is only so much he can do

Biden pushes police reform — but there is only so much he can do

May 30, 2022 by Washington Post

Key Facts

  • Acknowledging that “progress can be slow and frustrating,” President Biden last week signed a long-anticipated executive order aimed at reforming the criminal justice system — a full two years since a Minneapolis police officer murdered George Floyd by kneeling on his neck for more than nine minutes.
  • Even as he signed the order, Mr. Biden admitted it was insufficient.
  • Most policing occurs on the state and local level; only Congress or state and local leaders can overhaul law enforcement on a larger scale.
  • The president’s action is an accomplishment, but it is just as much a reflection of how much more the nation must do.

Click To Read Full Article

PERSON
GEOGRAPHY
MISCELLANEOUS

This story was produced by the Kwhen Automated News Generator. For more articles like this, please visit us at finance.kwhen.com. Write to editors@kwhen.com. © 2021 Kwhen Inc.

Was this content valuable for you?