Policing in America

Executive Actions on Policing and Criminal Justice

By Victoria Gallegos
Monday, February 1, 2021, 3:41 PM

Lawfare is compiling a selection of executive actions taken by President Biden to implement his administration’s policies on policing and criminal justice.

This page was last updated on Feb. 1, 2021.

Executive Order: Reforming Our Incarceration System to Eliminate the Use of Privately Operated Criminal Detention Facilities (1/26/2021)

  • This executive order articulates the Biden administration’s commitment to reforming the criminal justice system, and states the attorney general shall not renew contracts with privately operated criminal detention facilities.