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  • Trump follows Nixon’s lead in calling for law and order

    Voice of America - 07/22/2016

    But there are limits to what a president can do to reduce crime. Unlike in some countries, most policing in the United States is done by agencies controlled by local governments, not the federal government.

    “Federal law enforcement handles less than 10 percent of crime,” said Jack McDevitt, director of the Northeastern University Institute on Race and Justice.

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