Law Enforcement Leaders, a group of over 200 current and former police chiefs, sheriffs, prosecutors  and attorneys general, representing all fifty states issued a progressive report on Fighting Crime and Strengthening Criminal Justice in early February 2017. The report’s agenda includes prioritizing agency resources to combat violent crime, reducing unnecessary incarceration, increasing mental health and drug treatment programs, “bolstering” community policing, and focusing on recidivism reduction. The report is clearly a critical response to the priorities of the Trump Administration, which has promised traditional “get tough” crime-fighting policies. Read the report here.