The DOJ was working to determine whether Gray’s civil rights were violated during his arrest. According to The Baltimore Sun, the Department of Justice will not bring forth charges against the officers involved in the Freddie Gray case. In April 2015, Gray suffered a broken neck after he was arrested, handcuffed and placed into a police wagon, […]
Remember when the President asked Black voters, “What do you have to lose?” Apparently everything. Every day this White House tries it with the American people—and today is no different. According to the New York Times, the Trump administration has plans for the Justice Department’s civil rights division to investigate and sue colleges and universities for […]
The former North Charleston, South Carolina, police officer who was charged with the murder of Walter Scott—a 50-year-old Black man who was fatally shot during a traffic stop—has asked that the state court move his murder trial out of Charleston.
In a major step in the aftermath of Eric Garner's death, which touched off a nationwide movement against police brutality, federal prosecutors began presenting evidence to a grand jury on Wednesday, reports The New York Times.
The tentative agreement must be approved by the city council. Officials in Ferguson, Missouri and the Department of Justice announced a tentative deal on Wednesday to overhaul the city’s embattled police force in an effort to avoid a costly court battle, reports USA Today. The deal stems from systemic failures brought to light by the death […]
The U.S. Department of Justice will continue its independent review of the shooting of 12-year-old Tamir Rice, the organization said Monday. Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Tim McGinty announced that the grand jury has declined to indict officers involved in the boy’s November 2014 death. The department released the following statement: The Civil Rights Division of the […]
Federal lawyers met with Chicago community leaders and clergy and handed out instructions on how to file complaints against cops.
The Missouri city and DOJ officials are nearing a reform deal that will likely effect change and overhaul “unconstitutional” policing. Nine months after the Justice Department released a damning report detailing the racial biased practices of the Ferguson Police Department, the Missouri city and DOJ officials are nearing a reform deal that will likely effect change […]
CLEVELAND — The family of Tamir Rice is asking the Department of Justice to intervene in the investigation into the police-involved shooting death of the 12-year-old boy. According to attorneys for the Rice, they formally requested Tuesday that the federal government intervene to investigate both the boy’s death and Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Timothy McGinty’s handling of […]