On this podcast, we spoke with Rep. Leslie Herod, a Democract from Colorado, and Sen. Whitney Westerfield, a Republican from Kentucky about state legislation affecting policing policy.
Former U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch, who co-chairs the Council on Criminal Justice, wants to “ensure that our post-pandemic justice systems and institutions can better produce health, safety and, most importantly, justice for us all.”
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