Report by current and former police and prosecutors says Trump’s executive order threatens to ‘repeat the mistake’ of policies relying only on jail and prison

David Brown, the former Dallas police chief widely praised for his response to the killing of five officers last year, is a co-writer of the report.

 David Brown, the former Dallas police chief widely praised for his response to the killing of five officers last year, is a co-writer of the report. Photograph: Tony Gutierrez/AP

Dozens of senior law enforcement officials have urged Donald Trump to abandon his draconian crackdown on crime and to instead revive efforts to reform the criminal justice system.

In a report co-written by David Brown, the former Dallas police chief widely praised for his response to the killing of five officers last year, the officials said Trump should rethink his blunt law-and-order plans.

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