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Amos Irwin

Program Director for the Law Enforcement Action Partnership

Amos Irwin is the Program Director for the Law Enforcement Action Partnership, a national nonprofit organization of police, judges, and prosecutors who work to transform the justice system, from ending the War on Drugs to investing in Credible Messenger programs to prevent violence. Irwin co-authored LEAP’s report on the community responder model with Betsy Pearl of the Center for American Progress. He has advised jurisdictions on tailoring the model to their local landscape from Dayton, Ohio to Amherst, Massachusetts.

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