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Majority Policy Committee hearing discusses importance of law enforcement in protecting communities

Officers highlighted efforts to serve their communities in the face of growing challenges

State Police expands Heritage Affairs Section

Four full-time Heritage Affairs Liaison Officers have been added to help strengthen ties to the community, and prevent and investigate hate crimes

Fitzpatrick helps introduce Defund Cities that Defund the Police Act

The legislation would prevent jurisdictions that defund the police from receiving certain federal grants

Wolf signs executive order to create PA State Law Enforcement Citizen Advisory Commission

The new commission’s ultimate goal is to improve policing practices within law enforcement agencies under the governor’s jurisdiction

Wolf signs two law enforcement reform bills

The bills require thorough background checks and mental health evaluations

Middletown Township Police Department receives $250,000 grant

The grant from the Department of Justice will allow the department to hire two new police officers

A new top cop

Lt. Nelson Whitney named police chief in Falls Township after 32 years on the force

House votes to strengthen police, community relationships

‘Protect and Serve Initiative’ passes with unanimous support

Wolf: Progress from House Judiciary on police reform is encouraging, timely

Amendments address the creation of a database of previous disciplinary actions for use in the hiring process for law enforcement

Wolf announces actions to address law enforcement reform and accountability in PA

Many reforms are based on the 21st Century Policing Task Force, created in 2015 under President Obama in response to the death of black teen Michael Brown in Ferguson
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Lenape Valley Foundation to host virtual suicide prevention conference

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