Conversations with Rural Law Enforcement Leaders – Volume 2
Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office)
Summarizes key focus areas, needs, and recommendations of underrepresented rural and tribal law enforcement leaders in 9 states that were the result of a series of listening sessions with federal agencies. Includes topics such as substance use and addiction; mental health and medical care; illegal drug trafficking and related crime; school safety; and funding, among others. Describes ongoing federal responses to rural law enforcement concerns and highlights several best practices and new ideas to support local efforts to enhance public safety and reduce crime in rural and tribal areas.
Crime Reduction • Justice System • Mental Health • Methamphetamine • Opioids • Overdose Prevention • Policy • Substance Use Disorder