Final Report of The President's Task Force on 21st Century Policing


In 2014 President Barack Obama established the Task Force on 21st Century Policing to build trust between citizens and their law enforcement officers so that all components of the community treat one another fairly and justly, and are invested in maintaining public safety in an atmosphere of mutual respect. The Final Report highlights six topic areas and recommends policies and best practices. The areas of the report are:


  • Building Trust and Legitimacy
  • Policy and Oversight
  • Technology and Social Media
  • Community Policing and Crime Reduction
  • Training and Education
  • Officer Wellness and Safety

The full report can be found here. For a summary of the report click here.


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