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Rubio seeks to honor Lt. Debra Clayton by renaming national law-enforcement program

Jan 10, 2018 | News

Orlando Sentinel: Rubio seeks to honor Lt. Debra Clayton by renaming national law-enforcement program
By Bianca Padro Ocasio
January 9, 2018
http://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/breaking-news/os-marco-rubio-sessions-debra-clayton-20180109-story.html

US. Sen. Marco Rubio urged the Justice Department on Tuesday to name the Community Policing Development program after Orlando Police Lt. Debra Clayton, a year after she was killed in the line of duty.

In a letter sent to Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Rubio requested that the department “further honor the ideals and efforts [Clayton] undertook” by renaming the Community Oriented Policing Services’ CPD program as the “Lieutenant Debra Clayton Community Policing Development Program.”

“I respectfully ask that your department engage with my office to identify a suitable grant program to honor Lieutenant Clayton’s work should you determine that the CPD program is not appropriate,” Rubio wrote in the letter.

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The full text of Rubio’s letter is here.