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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 - C.O.P.S. Program
Issue Position: Crime - The Second Chance Act
Issue Position: Civil Rights - Hate Crimes
Issue Position: Crime - The Mickey Wright Act
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 Congressman Cohen Bill Would Prevent Police Abuses from Being Swept Under the Rug
Jan. 13, 2015 Commercial Appeal - Cohen refiles deadly-force legislation
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
Nov. 25, 2014 Congressman Cohen to Budget Negotiators: Include $5 Million to Fight Rape Kit Backlog in Gov't Funding Bill
Nov. 25, 2014 Letter to Hal Rogers, Chairman, Nita Lowey, Ranking Member, of the House Committee on Appropriations, Frank Wolf, Chairman, and Chaka Fattah, Ranking Member, of the Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Subcommittee - Rape Kit Backlog
Oct. 31, 2014 Cohen Fights For $2.2 Million Owed to Memphis Police that Department of Justice Mistakenly Directed to DeKalb County, Georgia
Oct. 30, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General - COPS Hiring Recovery Program Funding
Oct. 23, 2014 Letter to Ronnie Goldberg, Senior Counsel for the US Council for International Business - Combatting Gender-Based Violence in the Workplace
Oct. 6, 2014 Letters to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, MLB Commissioner Allan Selig, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver, NHL Commissioner Gerry Bettman, and MLS Commissioner Don Garber - Responding to and Preventing Violent Crimes
Oct. 3, 2014 Newsletter - Addressing and Preventing Youth Violence
Oct. 1, 2014 Cohen: New Funding Will Help Memphis Address and Prevent Youth Violence
Sept. 19, 2014 Newsletter - Supporting the President and Preventing another Government Shutdown
Sept. 18, 2014 Cohen Announces $850,000 to Fight Youth Violence
Sept. 12, 2014 Newsletter: Remembering 9/11 and Supporting the President
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