AZ FOP President Testifies at President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing

OrtolanoTestifyOn February 14, 2015, John Ortolano, President and National Trustee for the Arizona State Lodge, gave testimony to the “Training and Education” Listening Session of the President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing on ” In-Service Training.” You can read his testimony here.

On December 18, 2014, President Barack Obama signed an Executive Order establishing the Task Force on 21st Century Policing. 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 is directed to provide an initial report on recommendations to the President by March 2, 2015.

Read other Fraternal Order of Police testimony provided to the Task Force on 21st Century Policing.

JohnOFebruary 14, 2015
Training and Education: In-Service Training
Testimony of John Ortolano, President and National Trustee of the Arizona State Lodge, before the President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing.

JayMcDonaldJanuary 30, 2015
Policy and Oversight: Use of Force Investigations and Oversight
Testimony of Jay McDonald, President of the Ohio State Lodge, before the President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing.

KathyHarrellJanuary 30, 2015
Policy and Oversight: Law Enforcement Culture and Diversity
Testimony of Kathleen Harrell, President, Queen City Lodge #69, before the President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing.

 

canterbury

January 13, 2015
Building Trust and Legitimacy
Testimony of Chuck Canterbury, National President, before the President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing.