Weekly Address: Continuing Work to Improve Community Policing

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Weekly Address: Continuing Work to Improve Community Policing

Summary: 
President Obama talks about the work the Administration is doing to enhance trust between communities and law enforcement.

In this week's address, the President spoke about the work the Administration is doing to enhance trust between communities and law enforcement in the year since the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson.

In May, the President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing released their final report setting out concrete proposals to build trust and enhance public safety. And across America, local leaders are working to put these ideas into action in their communities.

The President noted that while progress is being made, these issues go beyond policing, which is why the Administration is committed to achieving broader reforms to the criminal justice system and to making new investments in our children and their future.

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