- Many in the law enforcement community welcome a change in federal leadership, write William Bennett and John Walters
- Jeff Sessions will help restore Americans' faith in our criminal justice system, they say
William J. Bennett was director of drug control policy, 1989-1990, and US secretary of education, 1985-1988. John P. Walters is the Hudson Institute's chief operating officer and was director of drug control policy, 2001-2009. The authors have consulted with the Trump transition. The views expressed in this commentary are their own.
(CNN)As the Obama era comes to an end, many in the beleaguered law enforcement community are welcoming a change in federal leadership. The Obama legacy will only be settled from the long view of history, but for those currently on the front lines of keeping American communities safe, brighter times are certainly ahead.