Entirely expected due to the evidence : The Justice Department announced Wednesday that it will not prosecute former Ferguson, Mo., police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of an unarmed black 18-year-old, while also releasing...Show More Summary
The mayor of Ferguson says big changes are already underway after the release of a scathing Department of Justice report on the city's police force. Mayor James Knowles says one police official involved in sending racist emails has been fired and two more have been suspended pending an investigation, NBC...
Rachel Maddow reads passages of the Department of Justice report on its investigation into racial bias in the policing in Ferguson, Missouri, and shares...
The Justice Department's 102-page report on the Ferguson Police Department summarizes its conclusions in scathing language: Police persistently violated the rights of African Americans, subjected them to excessive force, showed racial bias and stoked long-held feelings of mistrust.
FERGUSON, Mo. -- The federal government on Wednesday called for a massive overhaul of the law enforcement practices of this St. Louis suburb in a scathing report that found the city regularly engaged in unconstitutional practices that...Show More Summary
Ferguson’s mayor responded Wednesday to a Department of Justice report that detailed how the city has routinely violated the constitutional rights of its black residents.
Ferguson’s mayor announced Wednesday that the city has fired a police officer and two others were on administrative leave after the Department of Justice’s report exposed racist emails that circulated in the troubled department.
Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights stated that the US Department of Justice findings that confirmed racial bias in the Ferguson, Missouri Police Department and court indicate the United States needs to conduct police department investigations nationwide.
Ferguson Police Chief Thomas Jackson As the Department of Justice prepares to release its full report into the Ferguson Police Department and Municipal Court System, it is becoming increasingly clear that the entire Ferguson Police Department...Show More Summary
Former Guantanamo Bay defense attorney David Remes says that the same torture tactics that CIA practiced on terror suspects around the world are now being applied in the United States by the Chicago Police Department.
The mayor of Ferguson, Missouri said on Wednesday the city has fired one police department employee and put two others on leave after a U.S. Justice Department probe identified them as having explicit racial bias in city emails. “Let me be clear, this type of behavior will not be tolerated in...
A white police officer who shot and killed a black teenager in Ferguson, Mo., last summer was cleared of civil rights violations on Wednesday. The department that employed him? Excoriated.
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Ferguson Mayor James Knowles says one police department employee was fired and two others are on administrative leave over racist emails uncovered in a Justice Department investigation into the city's law enforcement...Show More Summary
A Ferguson police department employee has been fired and two others placed on leave after racist emails were discovered during a federal investigation into the department’s practices. The disciplinary actions were announced Wednesday...Show More Summary
The Browns can’t seem to catch a break: after their nightmare in the aftermath of Michael Brown's death, the Ferguson Police Department has formally requested the filing of criminal charges against Lesley McSpadden, Brown's mother, and other Brown family members, in connection to an incident involving violence and theft.
The Department of Justice on Wednesday released the much-anticipated report of its investigation into the Ferguson, Missouri, police department. While the DOJ did not charge former police Officer Darren Wilson in connection with theShow More Summary
The Department of Justice today released a report of its investigation into claims of civil rights abuses by police officers in Ferguson, Missouri, where Darren Wilson, a white officer, shot and killed Michael Brown, an unarmed black 18-year-old, over the summer. The report paints a police...
One month after taking office as President of the United States, George W. Bush declared to a joint session of Congress that racial profiling “is wrong and we will end it in America.” To that end, his Department of Justice issued a RELATED ►POST PROFILESHARE ►
While the Department of Justice's investigation into the Ferguson Police Department ended up clearing Officer Darren Wilson for the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown, it did find evidence of the department's discriminatory practices against black residents.
The Department of Justice released a full report of their investigation into the Ferguson Missouri Police Department today, and it was revealed that department employees routinely sent each other emails with crude and racist jokes about Obama, abortion, and welfare. The evidence showed Ferguson PD’s “intentional discrimination on the basis of race.” According to Mediaite, [...]