The President’s Commission on Law Enforcement and the Administration of Justice was established under Executive Order No. 13896 signed by President Trump. The Commission serves the important function of studying ways to make American law enforcement the most trusted and effective guardians of our communities.
The Commission recently began a hearing on rural and tribal justice over three days via teleconference. Each teleconference featured expert witnesses who provided testimony and, subsequently, answered questions from the Commissioners. Testimony and discussion focused on:
- challenges law enforcement face in rural areas
- geographic issues for rural communities
- criminal justice system in Indian Country
View a May 22, 2020, press release for details about this hearing, which will continue next week.