Loudoun Sheriff Mike Chapman joined Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, senior law enforcement officials from the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), and former New York, Los Angeles and Boston Police Chief Bill Bratton Wednesday at the White House. The group discussed strides made in securing United States borders, immigration issues affecting local police forces and the importance of immigration reform.
Sheriff Chapman and other law enforcements leaders shared stories about the impacts of undocumented immigrants on their communities.
“It was an honor to be asked to participate in this small, select group of law enforcement officials chosen, nationwide, to meet at the White House and to discuss immigration reform,” Chapman in a press release. “I was happy to hear a variety of opinions, suggestions and solutions offered by the attendees, and to represent our community concerns in the immigration debate.”