H.Res 363 recognizes National Police Week and expresses condolences and appreciation to the loved ones of each law enforcement officer who has made the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty. It further recognizes:
- law enforcement officers across the United States in the pursuit of preserving safe and secure communities;
- the need to ensure that such officers have the equipment, training, and resources necessary to protect their health and safety while protecting the public and
- the law enforcement community for acts of sacrifice and heroism
H.J.Res.26 blocks the D.C. Council’s Revised Criminal Code Act of 2022, which lowered penalties for a number of violent criminal offenses.
H.R. 2494, the Protect Our Law Enforcement with Immigration Control Enforcement (POLICE) Act of 2023, makes assaulting a law enforcement officer a deportable offense.
H.R. 3091, the Federal Law Enforcement Officer Service Weapon Purchase Act, would allow federal law enforcement officers to keep the service weapon they used throughout their careers. Many state and local departments allow this already.
H.J. Res. 42 nullifies a D.C. law that enacted measures to prohibit law enforcement from using specific policies and procedures to keep the communities safe. The D.C. law would harm law enforcement and their ability to do their jobs.
The Waltz/Good Amendment to H.R. 2670, the National Defense Authorization Act, allows the Department of Defense to transfer property to federal and state agencies. This would allow police departments access to life-saving military surplus equipment to protect local communities.