H.R. 3872: Safe Streets and Representative Police Forces Act of 2015

To amend the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to authorize public safety and community policing grants to be used to make grants to institutions of higher education, with priority given to Predominantly Black Institutions and other similar institutions, to support majors related to criminal justice, for the purpose of increasing the racial diversity of law enforcement agencies, and for other purposes.

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Nov 2, 2015


Referred to Committee on Nov 2, 2015

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on November 2, 2015, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Robin Kelly

Representative for Illinois's 2nd congressional district



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Last Updated: Nov 2, 2015
Length: 3 pages


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Nov 2, 2015

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