HAPCOA Participates in DOJ Leadership Symposium Call
(Washington DC) On July 20, 2016, Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch and Deputy Attorney General Sally Q. Yates initiated a symposium call with national law enforcement leaders to address the tragic events that have taken place over the past few weeks.
Also on the call was Director Ron Davis from the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services; Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Vanita Gupta from the Civil Rights Division; Assistant Attorney General Karol Mason from the Office of Justice Programs and Acting Director Paul Monterio from the Community Relations Service. Representing HAPCOA on the call was Executive Director Anthony Chapa.
During the call AG Lynch advised that she wanted to initiate open dialogue with law enforcement leaders on ‘where do we go from here’. She provided a review of a meeting she participated in with FBI Director Comey, DHS Secretary Johnson and President Obama. Per her comments the administration is ready to provide additional support to law enforcement with funding/grants, resources and support to include an offer of specialized training. Director Davis reported on progress in respect to sharing of after action reports regarding the major events of this year to focus on ‘lessons learned’. The overall priority of this meeting was the sharing with law enforcement leaders current information and offer of support regarding officer safety and wellness.
After a brief question and answer period the call ended with the promise of additional follow-up.
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