Police Reform Failed In Congress, So Biden Takes What He Can Get : The NPR Politics Podcast An opt-in police misconduct database and new conduct standards for federal police: President Biden's police reform executive action enacts reforms that fall well short of what advocates hoped for. Lawmakers previously failed to agree on a more substantial effort.

This episode: congressional correspondent Kelsey Snell, White House correspondent Tamara Keith, national justice correspondent Carrie Johnson.

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Police Reform Failed In Congress, So Biden Takes What He Can Get

Police Reform Failed In Congress, So Biden Takes What He Can Get

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An opt-in police misconduct database and new conduct standards for federal police: President Biden's police reform executive action enacts reforms that fall well short of what advocates hoped for. Lawmakers previously failed to agree on a more substantial effort.

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Correction June 3, 2022

A previous version of this podcast incorrectly characterized the number of unarmed people killed each year by American police officers as in the "thousands." The audio has been updated to remove the reference.