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Trump Says He Will Sign Executive Order on Policing on Tuesday

"It's about law and order. But it's about justice also, and it's about safety," Trump said

President Donald Trump, right, speaks during a meeting in Washington, D.C., on Monday, June 15, 2020.
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President Donald Trump announced he will sign an executive order Tuesday on police reform amid increased pressure after the death of George Floyd.

The package would create a database to track police officers with multiple instances of misconduct and include language encouraging police departments to involve mental health professionals when dealing with issues of homelessness, mental illness and addiction, a senior administration official told reporters.

The order would also use federal grants to incentivize departments to meet certain certification standards on use of force, the official said.

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