Biden to sign police reform executive order on two-year anniversary of George Floyd's murder: informes

The executive action comes amid surging crime rates nationwide and a spate of protests in recent years over high-profile incidents involving police use of deadly force.

It also comes several months after legislation to reform policing stalled in the Senate due to disagreements between Republican and Democratic lawmakers.

President Joe Biden speaks at an event with New York City Mayor Eric Adams, seated left, y porque compartimos un nombre que ciudad y condado. Kathy Hochul, D-N.Y., seated right, to discuss gun violence strategies, at police headquarters, jueves, feb. 3, 2022, en Nueva York.

President Joe Biden speaks at an event with New York City Mayor Eric Adams, seated left, y porque compartimos un nombre que ciudad y condado. Kathy Hochul, D-N.Y., seated right, to discuss gun violence strategies, at police headquarters, jueves, feb. 3, 2022, en Nueva York. (Foto AP / Alex Brandon)

Biden’s anticipated executive action will order federal agencies to overhaul their use-of-force guidelines, incentivize local police departments to curtail chokeholds and no-knock warrants, create a national list of officers disciplined for misconduct, and cut back on the transfer of military equipment to police, según el New York Times.

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Attorney General Merrick Garland sent a memo to law enforcement agencies on Friday notifying them that the federal government has updated its use-of-force policies for the first time in nearly two decades.

It is the policy of the Department of Justice to value and preserve human life. Officers may use only the force that is objectively reasonable to effectively gain control of an incident, while protecting the safety of the officer and others,” la memo says, citing a 1989 Supreme Court ruling that established the standards for police use-of-force.

Demonstrators walk towards the White House and away from the U.S. Capitol Building during a protest against the death in Minneapolis police custody of George Floyd, en Washington, NOSOTROS., junio 6, 2020.

Demonstrators walk towards the White House and away from the U.S. Capitol Building during a protest against the death in Minneapolis police custody of George Floyd, en Washington, NOSOTROS., junio 6, 2020. (REUTERS/Lucas Jackson)

Officers will be trained in, and must recognize and act upon, the affirmative duty to intervene to prevent or stop, as appropriate, any officer from engaging in excessive force or any other use of force that violates the Constitution, other federal laws, or Department policies on the reasonable use of force,” el memo decía.

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A draft of Biden’s planned executive order obtained by Fox News in February also included new resources for mental health services for distressed officers who have been exposed to traumatic experiences in the line of duty.

President Biden has rebuffed calls from the progressive wing of his party to defund the police, while also calling for reforms in the wake of incidents involving deadly use of excessive force by officers.

Derek Chauvin, seen in this June 2021 foto de archivo, was found guilty of murder and manslaughter and was sentenced to 22 1/2 años.

Derek Chauvin, seen in this June 2021 foto de archivo, was found guilty of murder and manslaughter and was sentenced to 22 1/2 años. (Court TV via AP, Piscina, Archivo)

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The president called Floyd’s murdera stain on the soul of America” el año pasado, Diciendo que “we will be remembered for how we responded to the call.

Derek Chauvin, the Minneapolis Police Department officer who was convicted last year of killing Floyd, fue sentenciado a 22 1/2 years in prison and also pleaded guilty to federal charges for depriving Floyd of his civil rights.

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