Community Oriented Policing Services, Justice.
Notice of meeting.
On December 18, 2014, President Barack Obama signed Executive Order 13684 titled “Establishment of the President's Task Force on 21st Century Policing” establishing the President's Task Force on 21st Century Policing (“Task Force”). The Task Force seeks to identify best practices and make recommendations to the President on how policing practices can promote effective crime reduction while building public trust and examine, among other issues, how to foster strong, collaborative relationships between local law enforcement and the communities they protect. The Task Force will be holding public meetings to address the topics of Community Policing & Crime Reduction and Training & Education. The meeting agendas are as follows:
Call to Order
Invited witness testimony on Community Policing & Crime Reduction (February 13)
Invited witness testimony on Training & Education (February 14)
The meeting dates are: February 13-14, 2015 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Mountain Standard Time, Phoenix, AZ.
The meeting location is the Executive Conference Center, Lecture Hall, Phoenix Convention Center, 100 N. 3rd Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004 (Second Level, Room 2001). In order to be considered by the Task Force in advance of the meeting, comments relating to the topic areas of Community Policing & Crime Reduction and Training & Education should be emailed in Adobe Acrobat format to Comment@taskforceonpolicing.us by Friday, February 6, 2015. Written comments should be no more than five pages in length and no smaller than 12 point font. Citations should be put in an “endnote” format and do not count towards the page limit. Recommendations should be clearly identified in the text of the testimony. The public may also submit comments via U.S. Mail to: President's Task Force on Policing in the 21st Century, Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, U.S. Department of Justice, 145 N Street NE., 11th Floor, Washington, DC 20530.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Director, Ronald L. Davis, 202-514-4229 or PolicingTaskForce@usdoj.gov.
Address all comments concerning this notice to PolicingTaskForce@usdoj.gov.
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The meeting is open to the public with limited seating. Time will be allocated for hearing public comments. Depending on the number of persons wishing to comment and time available, the time for individual oral comments may be limited.
Accommodations requests: To request accommodation of a disability, please contact Jessica Drake at 202-457-7771, at least 10 days prior to the meeting, to give the Department of Justice as much time as possible to process your request.
Electronic Access and Filing Addresses
The Task Force is interested in receiving written comments including proposed recommendations from individuals, groups, advocacy organizations, and professional communities. Additional information on how to provide your comments will be posted to www.cops.usdoj.gov/policingtaskforce.
Availability of Meeting Materials: The agenda and other materials in support of the meeting will be available on the Task Force Web site at www.cops.usdoj.gov/policingtaskforce in advance of the meeting.
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Charlotte C. Grzebien,
General Counsel, Office of Community Oriented Policing Services.
[FR Doc. 2015-01711 Filed 1-28-15; 8:45 a.m.]
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