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Steve Cohen's Public Statements on Issue: Crime

Office: U.S. House (TN) - District 9, Democratic
Date Title
Issue Position: Crime - The Mickey Wright Act
Issue Position: Crime - The Second Chance Act
Issue Position: Civil Rights - Hate Crimes
Issue Position: Crime - C.O.P.S. Program
Oct. 28, 2015 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader - End Gun Violence Research Ban
Oct. 1, 2015 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Commonsense Gun Legislation
Sept. 10, 2015 Memphis Awarded $1.9 Million in Federal Funds from Cohen-Championed Rape Kit Backlog Reduction Program
Sept. 9, 2015 Cohen Announces More Than $750,000 for Shelby County Judicial Programs
Aug. 28, 2015 Ending Police Shootings of Unarmed Civilians
Aug. 25, 2015 Congressman Cohen Condemns New Reports of Animal Abuse by Tennessee Walking Horse Trainers
Aug. 6, 2015 Congressman Cohen Pays His Respects to Slain MPD Officer Sean Bolton
Aug. 3, 2015 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State and Bernard Aronson, Special Envoy on Colombia - Colombia Peace Negotiations
Aug. 2, 2015 Cohen Statement on Fatal Shooting of MPD Officer Sean Bolton
July 22, 2015 Letter to The Honorable Loretta Lynch, Attorney General of the United States - Investigate Death of Darrius Stewart
July 19, 2015 The Memphis Commercial Appeal - Tennessee in D.C.: Cohen Praises Obama's Push for Criminal Justice Reform
July 17, 2015 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Upgrade Malaysia's Ranking in the 2016 Trafficking in Persons Report
July 16, 2015 Ranking Member Cohen: President's Prison Visit Shows "Fierce Urgency of Now" for Criminal Justice Reform, Congress Must Act
July 13, 2015 Congressman Cohen Commends President Obama for Commuting 46 Sentences of Individuals Serving Unjustly Long Sentences
July 9, 2015 Cohen Legislation to Help End School-To-Prison Pipeline Approved by House of Representatives
July 1, 2015 Cohen Expresses Concern over Recent Fires at Black Churches
June 26, 2015 Paying My Respects to the Victims of the Emanuel A.M.E. Church Shooting
June 2, 2015 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016
May 22, 2015 Helping Bring Fairness to Our Criminal Justice System
May 21, 2015 Letter to Arne Duncan, Secretary of Education - Corinthian Colleges
May 21, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Fair Chance Hiring Policy
May 19, 2015 Congressman Cohen Urges Police Accountability and Reform at House Judiciary Committee Hearing
May 15, 2015 Enewsletter: My Plan to End Police Excessive Force
May 14, 2015 Clay-Cohen Police Training and Independent Review Act Would Require All Officers to Receive Specialized Sensitivity Training, Bill Also Encourages Independent Investigations in All Cases Where Police Use Deadly Force
May 14, 2015 Congressmen Cohen & Clay Introduce Bill to Help Provide Justice to Victims of Police Violence
May 13, 2015 Introduction of the Police Training and Independent Review Act of 2015
May 12, 2015 Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu National Blue Alert Act of 2015
May 1, 2015 Enewsletter: Addressing the Root Causes of the Baltimore Unrest
April 17, 2015 Enewsletter: Leading the Effort to Secure Half a Billion Dollars for Tennessee Hospitals
April 10, 2015 Enewsletter: Latest Building a Healthier Memphis: Vaccinations
April 8, 2015 Ranking Member Cohen: SC Police Shooting of Unarmed Man Stresses Need for Public Reporting of Law Enforcement's Use of Deadly Force
March 31, 2015 Congressman Cohen Applauds President's Commuting Sentences of 22 Americans Serving Unjustly Long Sentences
March 20, 2015 Enewsletter: Empowering Voters and Fighting for Voting Rights
March 18, 2015 Reps. Poe and Cohen Re-Introduce "Jane's Law"
March 13, 2015 Helping Bring Justice to Sexual Assault Victims
March 10, 2015 Cohen-Championed Rape Kit Backlog Reduction Grants Now Available
Feb. 27, 2015 Enewsletter: Protecting the Sanctity of the House Chamber
Feb. 20, 2015 Reschedule Marijuana
Feb. 18, 2015 Cohen Warns of Phone Scams Hitting Memphis
Feb. 12, 2015 Congressman Cohen: FBI Director is Right, Police Departments Should Have to Report Police Shootings
Jan. 26, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States of America - Full Funding of National Violent Death Reporting System
Jan. 16, 2015 Enewsletter: Hearing Directly from 9th District Citizens and Tracking Police Deadly Force
Jan. 13, 2015 Commercial Appeal - Cohen refiles deadly-force legislation
Jan. 13, 2015 Congressman Cohen Bill Would Prevent Police Abuses from Being Swept Under the Rug
Dec. 15, 2014 The Hill - Bill Would Require Data on Police Killings
Dec. 12, 2014 New Cohen Bill Would Close Loophole Allowing Police Abuses to be Swept Under the Rug
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