Conversations with Rural Law Enforcement Leaders – Volume 1
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 5 states that were the result of a series of listening sessions with federal agencies. Includes topics such as substance use, mental health, and homelessness; illicit drugs; trafficking from the southern border; relationships with tribes; and funding, among others. Provides individual state summaries and U.S. Department of Justice resources to support local efforts to enhance public safety and reduce crime in rural and tribal areas.
Crime Reduction • Justice System • Mental Health • Policy • Substance Use Disorder