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Feds Launch Civil Rights Investigation of Chicago PD

Attorney General Loretta Lynch on Monday announced a wide-ranging investigation into the Chicago Police Department in the wake of an uproar over a video showing a fatal police shooting 14 months ago.

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DOJ Launches Civil Rights Probe of Baltimore PD

"This investigation will begin immediately," Lynch said, adding that investigators will examine whether police violated the constitutional rights of residents.

Wisconsin Sheriff Calls Sharpton a "Charlatan," Smacks Down Holder

“The grand jury in Ferguson, Missouri, got it right,” Clarke said about the Michael Brown shooting. “Officer Wilson has been exonerated. The thing I want to know is how does he get his reputation back?” More Here.

Video: Wisconsin Sheriff Calls Sharpton a "Charlatan," Smacks Down Holder

“The grand jury in Ferguson, Missouri, got it right,” Clarke said about the Michael Brown shooting. “Officer Wilson has been exonerated. The thing I want to know is how does he get his reputation back?”

DOJ to Close Ferguson Civil Rights Investigation, Clear Wilson

The Justice Department has begun work on a legal memo recommending no civil rights charges against a white police officer in Ferguson, Mo., who killed Michael Brown in August, law enforcement officials said.

DOJ to Investigate Justified Milwaukee Police Shooting

The Justice department will "undertake a federal review of this case to determine if, under federal civil rights law, there is a basis, both legal and factual, upon which a federal civil rights prosecution may be premised," the U.S. attorney said in a statement. The Federal Bureau of Investigation, the U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Wisconsin and the Civil Rights Division will conduct the review.

Federal Civil Rights Charges Unlikely Against Ferguson Officer

Justice Department investigators have all but concluded they do not have a strong enough case to bring civil rights charges against Darren Wilson, the white police officer who shot and Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., law enforcement officials said.

L.A. Civil Rights Activists Say "Django" Actress Should Apologize to Police

Civil rights leaders in Los Angeles have called for a “Django Unchained” actress to apologize after claiming Los Angeles Police Department officers racially profiled her. More Here.

L.A. Civil Rights Activists Say "Django" Actress Should Apologize to Police

Civil rights leaders in Los Angeles have called for a “Django Unchained” actress to apologize after claiming Los Angeles Police Department officers racially profiled her.

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Feds to Investigate Ferguson PD Over Civil Rights Allegations

Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. this week will launch a broad civil rights investigation into the Ferguson (Mo.) Police Department, according to two federal law enforcement officials.