The U.S. Department of Justice on Tuesday closed a probe prompted by the April 2015 death of Freddie Gray. It concluded Baltimore police officers regularly violate the constitutional rights of Black residents through the use of excessive force, unlawful searches and arrests, and racial discrimination.
Michael Moore, a U.S. attorney based in Macon, launched an investigation into Johnson's death in October of 2013. After Moore left his position, the case was passed to federal prosecutors in Ohio.
A federal judge on Tuesday approved an agreement to overhaul the local police department in Ferguson, Mo. and address racially biased policing that often violated the rights of black residents in the St. Louis suburb.
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.
Despite a Justice Department report, Ferguson is still dolling out a disproportionate number of arrest warrants to minorities.
A week before the year anniversary of Michael Brown's death, the New Yorker published a lengthy and controversial profile of Darren Wilson.
Nearly a year after Ferguson, Mo. teenager Michael Brown Jr. was fatally shot by former police officer Darren Wilson, the Justice Department is confirming that…
In 2012, a transgender woman Ashley Diamond, was arrested on burglary charges and was housed in a correctional facility with men. Although Diamond had been…
Despite a damning Justice Department report that found African-Americans made up 93 percent of arrests even though they only represent 67 percent of the Ferguson, Mo. population,…
At a Justice Department ceremony in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. today, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder delivered a speech where he declared that improvements must…
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