Tag: Department of Justice
Ferguson Refuses To Make Police Reforms Proposed By The DOJ
By failing to accept some of the terms of the decree, Ferguson may now be slapped with a federal lawsuit.
The U.S. Justice Department is Suing Ferguson
“The residents of Ferguson have suffered the deprivation of their constitutional rights, the rights guaranteed to all Americans, for decades. They have waited decades for justice. They should not be forced to wait any longer.”
DOJ Reaches Agreement to Reform Cleveland Police Brutality
The Department of Justice found that a pattern of excessive force has eroded public confidence in the Cleveland Police Department. How will they repair the distrust between the community and the people they protect?
DOJ Admits FBI Forensic Examiners Gave False Testimony for Decades
The Department of Justice and FBI have openly admitted to providing scientifically invalid testimonies for decades. The result: numerous innocent convicts have been exonerated and released from prison.
Senator Indicted on Federal Corruption Charges
“Government corruption—at any level of elected office—corrodes the public trust." Sen. Robert Menendez has finally been charged for participating in a bribery scheme. It's about time the Department of Justice holds public officials accountable.
DOJ Report Criticizes Philadelphia Police Department’s Use of Deadly Force
The Philadelphia police commissioner hired the Justice Department in 2013 to investigate the rising incidents of officer-involved shootings. What the DOJ found was a history of misconduct and scandals, backing up the public's mistrust of the department.
Ferguson Police Chief Resigns After DOJ Exposes Systemic Racism
After analyzing the Ferguson Police Department, the Justice Department reported that the police department repeatedly violated civil rights. Still, no one has been charged with any crimes after a pattern of systemic abuse and racism was revealed.
VIDEO: Justice Dept. Seeks Overhaul of Ferguson Police over Systemic Racial...
A comprehensive report found a systemic discrimination against African-American residents in Ferguson, Missouri. Now the Justice Department is calling for a major overhaul of the city's criminal justice system and Attorney General Eric Holder is demanding compliance.