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Hakeem Jeffries' Public Statements on Issue: Crime

Office: U.S. House (NY) - District 8, Democratic
Date Title
Nov. 14, 2016 Unfinished Business: CBC to Republican Leadership--Do Your Job
July 14, 2016 Rep. Jeffries Selected for House Task Force on Police-Community Relations
June 13, 2016 Bridging the Divide: A Call to Action By the Congressional Black Caucus to Eliminate Racial Health Disparities
May 16, 2016 Congressional Black Caucus
May 12, 2016 Rep. Jeffries Statement on Trayvon Martin's Killer Being Able to Profit from the Grizzly Killing that Took the 17-year Old Unarmed Boy's Life
April 20, 2016 Letter to President Obama - Make Federal Government "Model Employer" With Fair Chance Hiring Policies
Feb. 11, 2016 House Judiciary Committee Approves Bipartisan Prison Reform Legislation
Feb. 1, 2016 An Hour of Power
Jan. 11, 2016 Observer - Stringer and Jeffries Call on NYPD to Invest in "Smart Guns'
Jan. 11, 2016 Congressional Black Caucus
Jan. 1, 2016 Issue Position: Criminal Justice
Nov. 2, 2015 Letter to Charles Samuels, Jr., Federal Bureau of Prisons - Arts and Education Initiatives
Oct. 28, 2015 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader - End Gun Violence Research Ban
July 17, 2015 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Upgrade Malaysia's Ranking in the 2016 Trafficking in Persons Report
July 14, 2015 Bipartisan House Coalition Launches Caucus Aimed at Criminal Justice Reform
June 18, 2015 Rep. Jeffries Statement on the Tragic Shooting at South Carolina's Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church
May 22, 2015 The Root - NY Rep. Blasts Black Conservative Sheriff Who Blames "Underclass' Behavior for Police Violence
May 21, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Fair Chance Hiring Policy
May 19, 2015 Members of New York Congressional Delegation Join Governor Cuomo's Raise the Age Campaign
April 29, 2015 CNN - N.Y. Rep. Jeffries Wants National Ban on Police Chokeholds
April 28, 2015 Rep. Jeffries, National Action Network & Mother of Eric Garner Announce Legislation Outlawing Law Enforcement Use of Chokeholds
April 27, 2015 CBS New York - Congressman Calls For Federal Law Against Police Chokeholds
April 14, 2015 Opening Our Eyes to the Epidemic of Police Violence in America
March 25, 2015 Slain Officer Family Support Act of 2015
Feb. 25, 2015 Rep. Jeffries Statement on the Arrest of Three Brooklyn Terror Suspects
Feb. 18, 2015 New York Daily News - Exclusive: Congressmen propose tax deduction extension for donations to families of slain NYPD cops
Feb. 18, 2015 Reps. Jeffries, King Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Support Families of Assassinated New York City Police Detectives
Feb. 10, 2015 Brooklyn Daily Eagle - Coney Island School Gets More Than $16M for Sandy-Related Repairs
Feb. 10, 2015 Rep. Jeffries Statement on the Indictment of NYPD Officer Peter Liang in the Death of Unarmed Brooklyn Man Akai Gurley
Feb. 10, 2015 - Democrats Praise Grand Jury Decision to Indict Cop Who Killed Akai Gurley
Feb. 5, 2015 Brooklyn Daily Eagle - Exclusive: Rep. Hakeem Jeffries Explains Brooklyn's Progress
Jan. 30, 2015 Fort Greene Focus - Jeffries Talks Jobs, Housing, Employment And Immigration In State Of The District Address
Jan. 6, 2015 Huffington Post - Black Lawmakers To Focus On Criminal Justice Reform In New Congress
Dec. 22, 2014 CNN "The Situation Room" - Transcript: NYPD Officer Killings
Dec. 9, 2014 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Reaction to Police Situations
Dec. 9, 2014 Rep. Jeffries Statement on the Stabbing at the Chabad-Lubavitch Synagogue
Dec. 5, 2014 Rep. Jeffries Statement on the Decision by Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson to Take the Akai Gurley Case to a Grand Jury
Dec. 4, 2014 Statement on the Failure of a Grand Jury to Bring Charges In the Death of Unarmed Staten Island Man Eric Garner
Dec. 4, 2014 The Root - Body Cameras Are on the Way--but in Eric Garner's Case, Would It Have Mattered?
Dec. 4, 2014 The Hill - Obama Signals He'll Put Muscle Behind Response to Police Killings
Dec. 2, 2014 Mail Online - Dem Representatives Make 'Hands Up, Don't Shoot' Motion on House Floor as They Discuss What It's Like to be 'Black in America'
Dec. 1, 2014 Congressional Black Caucus
Nov. 24, 2014 Rep. Jeffries Statement on the Failure of the Grand Jury to Indict Officer Darren Wilson in the Killing of Unarmed Teenager Michael Brown
Nov. 21, 2014 Rep. Jeffries Statement on the Fatal NYPD Shooting of Unarmed Black Male Akai Gurley in Brooklyn
Nov. 17, 2014 March Toward a More Perfect Union
Nov. 8, 2014 Rep. Jeffries Statement on the Nomination of Brooklyn U.S. Attorney Loretta Lynch to Replace Eric Holder as Attorney General
Oct. 20, 2014 Rep. Jeffries Statement on the October 17 Vandalism of the Coney Island 9/11 Memorial
Aug. 20, 2014 Mother of Ramarley Graham, Supporters Deliver Thousands of Petitions Demanding U.S. AG Holder & Preet Bharara Open Full DOJ Investigation
Aug. 19, 2014 Rep. Jeffries Statement on the Staten Island District Attorney's Decision to Present the Garner Homicide To a Grand Jury
Aug. 18, 2014 Why Protecting Our Trade Secrets is Essential to Saving the Economy
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