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Justice Department Announces Investigation of Phoenix PD

Chauvin, 3 Other Fired Officers Now Face Federal Charges in Floyd Death

The three-count indictment names Derek Chauvin, Thomas Lane, J. Kueng and Tou Thao. Specifically, Chauvin, Thao and Kueng are charged with violating Floyd’s right to be free from unreasonable seizure and excessive force. All four officers are charged for their failure to provide Floyd with medical care.

May 7, 2021

CA Attorney General Launches Civil Rights Investigation of LASD

Under the California Constitution and California Civil Code section 52.3, the AG is authorized to conduct civil investigations into whether a law enforcement agency has engaged in a pattern or practice of violating state or federal law.

January 22, 2021

Feds Will Not Charge Cleveland Officers Involved in 2014 Tamir Rice Shooting
Trump Pardons Former Officer Who Served 10 Years Over K-9 Bite

FBI Agent Shot Arresting Kentucky Constables

The constables conspired to violate the civil rights of people through bogus searches and by taking their property without proper cause, a federal grand jury charged.

March 6, 2020

Lawmaker Asks DOJ to Probe Police Use of Facial Recognition Technology

Lawmaker Asks DOJ to Probe Police Use of Facial Recognition Technology

In a letter to acting Assistant Attorney General John Gore — who leads DOJ's Civil Rights Division — Representative Emanuel Cleaver (D-Mo.) said that "if not appropriately implemented, use of the technology may threaten the life and liberty of Americans with crushing force."

August 20, 2018

Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals Rules Public Has No Right to Record Officers on Duty

The ruling is only applicable in the Eighth Circuit, which encompasses: the Eastern District of Arkansas, the Western District of Arkansas, the Northern District of Iowa, the Southern District of Iowa, the District of Minnesota, the Eastern District of Missouri, the Western District of Missouri, the District of Nebraska, the District of North Dakota, and the District of South Dakota.

August 11, 2017

Former SC Officer Pleads Guilty to Civil Rights Violation in Walter Scott Shooting

U.S. Attorney in Boston Creates a Civil Rights Unit

The U.S. attorney's office in Boston announced the formation of a civil rights unit that will investigate and address civil rights violations at local police departments and other government and community agencies.

February 18, 2016

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