Senior Counsel Robert S. Bennett Appointed to DC Police Reform Commission

Bennett LoCicero & Liu LLP commends Senior Counsel Robert S. Bennett’s appointment as a Commissioner to the newly formed District of Columbia Police Reform Commission. The DC Council has asked the Commission to examine policing practices in the District and provide evidence-based recommendations for reforming and revising policing, including:

Looking at the role of sworn and special police officers in public schools;

Developing alternatives to police responses such as community-based, behavioral health or social service co-responders;

Reviewing police discipline; and

Integrating conflict resolution strategies and restorative justice practices into policing.