Church leaders join hundreds of participants during ‘Walk of Mourning’
ORLANDO, Fla. – Hundreds of people showed up in front of Camping World Stadium on Friday to join local pastors and leaders for a mile walk of mourning. “We wanna mourn together so we can heal together,” said Pastor Tim Johnson of Orlando World Outreach Center. "We need to make sure that aside from what's happened let's focus on the positive things we can do moving forward," Chief Orlando Rolon, Orlando Police Department said. Mayor Buddy Dyer, Chief Orlando Rolon & Sheriff John Mina pray before starting walk of mourning in front of Camping World Stadium. @news6wkmg @OrangeCoSheriff @OrlandoPolice @citybeautiful pic.twitter.com/aEryOUI6Y7 — Ezzy Castro (@EzzyCastro) June 5, 2020The crowd walked from Church Street to Division Street, a street Orlando Commissioner Regina Hill said is forever history.
Presidents Commission on Law Enforcement and the Administration of Justice Completes Teleconferences on Reentry and Grant Programs
This week, the Presidents Commission on Law Enforcement and the Administration of Justice completed its hearings on reentry, with panels on getting back to work and transitioning from institution to community. The Commission also hosted a hearing on grant programs, featuring perspectives from the field. Each teleconference featured expert witnesses who provided testimony and, subsequently, answered questions from the Commissioners. Assistant Director Brinkman testified that the grant process can be time consuming and arduous for many applicants. Sheriff Louderback also stressed the need to simplify the grant process.justice.gov