Trump Inspiring Police Unions Push for Reform

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Police unions across the country are aiming to renegotiate “consent decrees” imposed upon them by the Obama administration, which dictate the rules of police force, recruiting, discipline and training.

President Trump’s commitment to the concerns of law enforcement has emboldened police unions to request changes, Reuters reports.

“I think he’s going to have a more sensible approach to rising crime rates,” Steve Loomis, president of the Cleveland Police Patrolmen’s Association said in regards to President Donald Trump.

“What I got from the meeting was that Donald Trump is going to be a very strong supporter of law and order,” Loomis said.

Steve Loomis (Credit: Cleveland Plain Dealer)

Steve Loomis (Credit: Cleveland Plain Dealer)

Loomis and others met with Trump in September to discuss potential changes to police policy in an attempt to reframe former president Barack Obama’s recent reforms.

“There are certainly decrees that are inartfully applied that we’d like to see revisited,” said Jim Pasco. Pasco, the head of the largest police union in the country with just over 330,000 members, also spoke highly of Attorney General in-waiting Jeff Sessions.

“We’ve always found [Sessions] a man who’s willing to listen to alternatives to a previously charted course,” Pasco said.

In an effort to help combat the highly-publicized incidents of police brutality under the Obama administration, initiatives required federal monitors to oversee police activity at a salary of $250 an hour. President Trump was apparently “taken aback by the waste of money.”

H/T: Reuters

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