The Justice Department is investigating the Tulsa police shooting of an unarmed Black man. They are looking into a possible civil rights violation.
The Department of Justice announced that it will phase out its use of private prisons. There's no need for them with the declining population of federal prisoners.
The Department of Justice and a South Carolina sheriff's department reach an agreement on police involvement in student discipline. Meanwhile the ACLU files a lawsuit against the state's vaguely worded statutes blamed for filling the school to prison pipeline.
Plus, Donald Trump says he was being "sarcastic" when he called POTUS the founder of ISIS and filmmakers want the DOJ to investigate arrests of those who videotape police brutality.
A lawsuit accuses 13 St. Louis suburbs of extorting poor Black residents. Attorneys say they're operating debtor's prisons.
The U.S. Department of Justice on Tuesday closed a probe prompted by the April 2015 death of Freddie Gray. It concluded Baltimore police officers regularly violate the constitutional rights of Black residents through the use of excessive force, unlawful searches and arrests, and racial discrimination.
A DOJ study reveals that responding to domestic disputes accounts for most fatalities of police. This paints a different picture from the view that there's a war on cops.
Gov. Edwards added that the Middle District of Louisiana U.S. Attorney's office and the FBI will also assist in the investigation.