law enforcement policy

U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland in Washington, D.C.(Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images)

DOJ updates protocol across local, state police depts.

The U.S. Department of Justice has made changes to how local police departments operate and handle engaging with criminals. On Tuesday, U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland announced a new federal program aiming to limit the use of chokeholds and no-knock warrants.