Department Of Justice

Judge James K. Bredar ruled Friday for a consent decree allowing the overhauling of the Baltimore Police Department after a scathing 2016 Department of Justice report revealed officers operated with racial bias and used excessive force disproportionately on African Americans.

Civil rights activists fear the outcome of a DOJ probe into Freddie Gray’s case under the Trump administration.

Plus, POTUS shades Donald Trump on Jimmy Kimmel and Justice Department replaces NYC team investigating Eric Garner’s death.

Plus, the Department of Justice will begin collecting data on use of force by police and an Illinois movie theater changes rules after getting backlash for firing teen over dreadlocks.

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With the outcome so far of the Freddie Gray case, it’s pretty clear that the Police policies need to be updated. During a Press Conference yesterday, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings Blake, Police Commisioner Kevin Davis and other members of the Department of Justice, issued the new “use of force” policy that goes into effect on July […]

For more than a year, Black Lives Matter protesters have demanded change within the American justice system. It would seem as though the Justice Department has heard their plea and announced a new mandate forcing 33,000 federal agents, as well as prosecutors, to undergo training to stop their personal biases from influencing law enforcement decision.

The Justice Department has ruled there will be no charges filed in the 2013 death of Kendrick Johnson, the 17-year-old who was found dead inside a rolled up gym mat at his Valdosta, Georgia high school. Though local and state investigators ruled Johnson’s death a freak accident, his parents, Kenneth and Jackie Johnson, have always believed their son […]

In the wake of the Department of Justice’s scathing report on the Ferguson Police Department and their racially biased procedures, Roland Martin, host of “NewsOne…

In the aftermath of an explosive and scathing Department of Justice report alleging blatant discrimination, bias and racial stereotyping in the Ferguson, Mo. Police Department, a police official…

Nearly three years after Trayvon Martin murdered by George Zimmerman, the Justice Department announced it decided not to pursue federal charges against the former neighborhood watch volunteer. Attorney General Eric Holder…