Tag: Department of Justice
“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.
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.
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.
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.