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Police Shooting Against African American Man Stirs Outrage Once Again

A fatal shooting of a black man by a Baton Rouge, La., police officer last Tuesday, July 5th , has already ignited national outrage. Videos have quickly surfaced of Alton Sterling pinned on the ground by two police officers who can be heard screaming “get on the ground!” repeatedly. The video then turns violent, showing one of the police […]

How constitutional is the conduct of your local agency?

On July 22, 2014, the United States Department of Justice announced that the Newark, New Jersey Police Department will be overhauled and will come under federal oversight from an independent monitor after the Justice Department investigation found officers have routinely violated citizen’s constitutional rights. The Justice Department conducted a 3-year investigation which, began in May […]