Federal Police Reform Efforts and State Labor Law

POSTED | Posted: 2017-11-17 15:01:06 | Updated : 2017-11-17 15:01:06

The U.S. Department of Justice routinely investigates and attempts to reform the practices of local police departments. This typically involves recommending ways to revise a local department's oversight and disciplinary policies. These policies, however, often flow from collective bargaining under state labor law. This articles identifies some of the challenges that arise when Department of Justice recommendations conflict with policies developed under state law. Read more here.

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