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Feds Launch Probe of Newark PD

May 09, 2011  | 

The Department of Justice has launched a probe of the Newark (N.J.) Police Department to address allegations that the department used excessive force.

The announcement comes, as newly elected Chicago Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel announced Newark Police Director Garry McCarthy as his pick to lead the department.

The American Civil Liberties Union filed a 96-page petition accusing Newark of spotty internal affairs investigations and rampant misconduct in September.

Source: NJ.com.

Tags: ACLU Activism, Newark PD, External Investigations


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Doc8 @ 5/10/2011 5:32 AM

He'll fit right into Chicago. It now makes sense why he was selected.

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