Law, Criminal Justice and Public Safety Standing Committee


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Blog: NCSL Launches Tracking Database for Legislative Responses for Policing

State lawmakers across the country have moved swiftly to address issues related to policing in the wake of recent fatal police interactions across the country.


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LCJPS Committee: Policing Virtual Meeting Series

Please join NCSL for a Zoom series on policing issues at the federal and state levels.

Results Driven Governing


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Overview and Membership

NCSL’s Standing Committees develop policy directives and resolutions, adopted by the conference, that serve to guide NCSL's advocacy before the federal government. See a list of officers and NCSL staff and members and workgroups.



Law, Criminal Justice and Public Safety Federal Activity

Recent federal activity for NCSL's Law, Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee include testimonies for committee hearings, letters on pending federal legislation, comments on proposed federal agency actions, and bill and regulations summaries.


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Supreme Court Preview

The Supreme Court’s new term has begun and promises to be chock full of cases with state impact. Tune in on Monday, October 26.  


Policy Positions and Resolutions