Trump signs modest police reform order; defends ‘brave men and women in blue’

    Donald Trump has announced limited efforts to curb police misconduct. Shown is the scene in Phoenix just before a line of police advance upon demonstrators after a rally by President Donald Trump in 2017. Phoenix police ended the demonstration by firing tear gas into the crowd. Credit: David McNew | Getty Images
    Donald Trump has announced limited efforts to curb police misconduct. Shown is the scene in Phoenix just before a line of police advance upon demonstrators after a rally by President Donald Trump in 2017. Phoenix police ended the demonstration by firing tear gas into the crowd. Credit: David McNew | Getty Images
    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump signed a modest police reform order Tuesday in response to massive civil unrest over police brutality against people of color.