US President Donald Trump holds an executive order on Safe Policing for Safe Communities after being signing it in the Rose Garden of the White House on Tuesday. Photo: Bloomberg US President Donald Trump holds an executive order on Safe Policing for Safe Communities after being signing it in the Rose Garden of the White House on Tuesday. Photo: Bloomberg
US President Donald Trump holds an executive order on Safe Policing for Safe Communities after being signing it in the Rose Garden of the White House on Tuesday. Photo: Bloomberg

Donald Trump signs executive order on police reform after weeks of protests sparked by death of George Floyd

  • Doubling down on ‘law and order’ rhetoric, president reiterates that he opposes calls to ‘defund the police’
  • Critics say order, which aims to improve police practices and add social workers to law enforcement responses in non-violent cases, does not go far enough

Topic |   George Floyd protests
US President Donald Trump holds an executive order on Safe Policing for Safe Communities after being signing it in the Rose Garden of the White House on Tuesday. Photo: Bloomberg US President Donald Trump holds an executive order on Safe Policing for Safe Communities after being signing it in the Rose Garden of the White House on Tuesday. Photo: Bloomberg
US President Donald Trump holds an executive order on Safe Policing for Safe Communities after being signing it in the Rose Garden of the White House on Tuesday. Photo: Bloomberg
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