Tag: Justice Department

Baltimore, DOJ Reach Police Reform Agreement

The consent decree comes after an investigation into the conduct of the Baltimore police

Justice Dept. to Release CPD Report Findings

Attorney General Loretta Lynch is expected to reveal findings on Friday

Justice Department to Investigate Memphis Police

DOJ probe comes in response to criticism of department's treatment of Black community

Could Eric Garner Case Be Reignited?

Attorney General Loretta Lynch has replaced the existing staff investigating the case

‘Institutionalized Bias’ Found in SFPD

DOJ report finds mistreatment, bias within city's police practices when it comes to Blacks, people of color

Violent Crime Sees Increase, Report Says

The FBI' Uniform Crime Report shows blip in violent crime trend

Justice Dept. Leaving Private Prison Business

Risks to safety and a decline in population were cited as reasons behind the policy switch

Castile Family Calls for Federal Investigation

Family is pushing for officer who fatally shot 32-year-old man to be charged

DOJ to Lead Probe in Sterling Shooting Death

Justice Department will oversee investigation after calls from leaders to do so

DOJ Hosts Summit on Youth Violence

Summit meant to establish ways to prevent youth violence in country

Hundreds Charged for $900M in Health Care Fraud

U.S. Attorney General announced charges against hundreds in fraud scheme

No Charges in Kendrick Johnson Case

Justice Department cited "insufficient evidence" as reason for closing case

Feds to Seek Death Penalty Against Dylann Roof

The Justice Department said it was compelled by the heinous nature of the crime

U.S. Govt: NC LGBT Law Violates Civil Rights

The Justice Department has expressed opposition of state's discriminatory law

Last Hearing Set in Ferguson Settlement

After months of negotiations, the last public hearing is set for Tuesday

Ferguson Council Could Accept DOJ Deal Soon

Plan would overhaul city's embattled police force and municipal court system.

Justice Dept.: ‘Strong’ Position Against Ferguson

Justice Department enters its court fight against the city of Ferguson with the apparent upper hand

Ferguson Sued by Federal Government

DOJ says it was left with "no choice" but to sue city after rejection of proposed reform deal

Ferguson, Justice Dept. Reach Reform Deal

Reform deal comes in response to fatal shooting of Mike Brown

Black Lawmakers Push to Expand Federal Probe

Say scope of misconduct goes well beyond Chicago Police Department

DOJ to Investigate Chicago Police Department

Justice Department takes action