Trump signs executive order urging police reform, says cops need more funding

With protesters around the country pressing their fight against police brutality and racism, President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed an executive order aimed at tracking misconduct by law enforcers and creating incentives for departments to improve their practices.

“In many cases local law enforcement is underfunded, understaffed and under [supported],” Trump said.

The action from Trump, who has focused on the violence seen at some demonstrations and aggressively demanded “law and order” from state leaders, comes as lawmakers of both parties pursue legislation to reform law enforcement in the wake of George Floyd’s death in police custody.


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