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National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorder (Kerner Commission)

  • By: John P. Sullivan
  • In: Encyclopedia of Law Enforcement
  • Edited by: Larry E. Sullivan, Marie Simonetti Rosen, Dorthy Moses Schulz & M. R. Haberfeld
  • Subject:General Criminology & Criminal Justice, Police Studies (general)

The National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders, known as the Kerner Commission after its chair, Illinois governor Otto Kerner, was established by President Lyndon B. Johnson on July 28, 1967. It was formally constituted by Executive Order No. 11365 dated ...

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