Under Attorney Generals Eric Holder and Loretta Lynch, the Department of Justice entered into a number of consent decrees with local police departments to change certain police practices. Given the ongoing review of these decrees, how will the federal government’s approach to police practices change during Jeff Sessions’ tenure as Attorney General? What alternative methods might the DOJ employ or encourage states and municipalities to employ to help remedy problematic police practices?
- Chuck Canterbury, President, Fraternal Order of Police
- Vanita Gupta, President, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
- Moderator: Brian Fish, Special Assistant, United States Attorney, Baltimore, Maryland