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2010

California Man Sentenced for Hate Crime and Mail Fraud

Six People Charged in Human Trafficking Conspiracy for Exploiting 400 Thai Farm Workers

Former Tennessee Corrections Officers Sentenced for Civil Rights Violation

Former Fayette County, Kentucky, Correction Officers Sentenced for Civil Rights Charges

Former Memphis Police Officer Pleads Guilty to Using Excessive Force on an Arrestee

Three Pennsylvania Men Indicted for Cross Burning

Two Uzbek Men and One Moldovan Man Plead Guilty to Charges for Their Involvement in a Racketeering Enterprise That Engaged in Forced Labor

Tennessee Man Charged in Connection with Sex Trafficking Scheme

Natchez, Mississippi, Police Officers Indicted for Civil Rights Offenses, Conspiracy to Commit Identity Theft and Fraud, and False Statements

Missouri Man Pleads Guilty to Racketeering Conspiracy and Fraud in Foreign Labor Contracting Charges

Uzbek Man Pleads Guilty to Racketeering Charges

Two Former Navajo Police Officers in Tuba City, Arizona, Charged with Civil Rights Violations

Minneapolis Police Officer Charged with Civil Rights Violation

Former Deputy Sheriff from Choctaw County, Oklahoma, Sentenced for Civil Rights Violations

Two New Orleans Police Officers Charged in Connection with the Beating Death of a Civilian

Spokane, Washington, Man Pleads Guilty to Civil Rights Charges Related to Threats to Reproductive Health Services Clinic

Former St. Louis, Missouri, Area Police Officer Pleads Guilty to Civil Rights Violations

Former Probation Officer in Oregon Charged with Civil Rights Violations

Maryland Man Sentenced on Federal Sex Trafficking, Drug and Firearm Charges

Former Missouri County Chief Deputy Charged with Civil Rights Violations

New Orleans Man Charged with Shooting African-Americans in the Aftermath of Hurricane Katrina

Former Corrections Officer Pleads Guilty to Obstruction of Justice

Six New Orleans Police Officers Indicted in Danziger Bridge Case

Former Bureau of Prisons Corrections Officer Convicted of Federal Civil Rights Charges

Three Indicted in Alleged Conspiracy Involving the Trafficking of Haitian Nationals

Five Brothers Charged in Human Trafficking Scheme That Smuggled Young Ukrainian Migrants

Former Chicago Police Commander Convicted of Perjury, Obstruction of Justice Related to Torture of Suspects

Mobile, Alabama, Man Indicted on Federal Civil Rights and Weapons Charges Related to Desecration of Synagogue

Downsville, Louisiana, Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Hate Crime

Woonsocket, Rhode Island, Police Officer Pleads Guilty to Civil Rights Violation

Springfield, Massachusetts, Man Pleads Guilty to Church Arson

Five Current and Former New Orleans Police Officers Charged in the Shooting and Burning of a New Orleans Man in the Days After Hurricane Katrina

Three Baltimore City Police Department Officers Convicted in Civil Rights Case

Border Patrol Agent Pleads Guilty to Civil Rights Violation

Former Fayette County, Kentucky, Corrections Officers Sentenced for Civil Rights Charges

Louisiana Man Sentenced for Civil Rights Violation in Connection with Cross-Burning

Hawaii Man Pleads Guilty to Sex Trafficking Charges

Fifth Officer Charged in Danziger Bridge Case

Oregon White Supremacist Pleads Guilty for Threatening Lima, Ohio, Civil Rights Leader by Mailing Noose

Fayette County Corrections Officers Convicted on Civil Rights Charges

Two Men Charged with Additional Counts for the Racially-Motivated Arson of a Massachusetts Church

Man Indicted for Civil Rights Conspiracy in Connection with Cross-Burning in Athens, Louisiana

Two Puerto Rico Police Officers Sentenced for Federal Civil Rights Charges Related to Fatal Assault

Fourth New Orleans Police Officer Pleads Guilty in Danziger Bridge Case

Florida Couple Charged in Forced Labor and Document Servitude Conspiracies

Felon Who Impersonated a Police Officer Pleads Guilty in Danziger Bridge Case

Four Defendants Sentenced in Human Trafficking Ring

City of Tonawanda, N.Y., Police Captain Pleads Guilty to Civil Rights Violation

Three South Carolina Men Sentenced for Committing Civil Rights Offenses and Carjacking

Fourth New Orleans Police Officer Charged in Danziger Bridge Case

Federal Officials Close the Investigation into the Death of Martin Lee Anderson

Former Lee County, Mississippi, Deputy Sheriff Pleads Guilty to Civil Rights Violations

Arkansas Man Sentenced for Conspiring to Commit Murders of African-Americans

Roanoke, Virginia, Neo-Nazi Sentenced for Threats, Witness Intimidation

Former Jackson County Deputy Sentenced to 14 Years in Prison for Civil Rights Violation

Detention Officer Sentenced for Repeated Sexual Abuse of Detainees

Former Police Officer Pleads Guilty in Danziger Bridge Case

Key Member of International Human Trafficking Ring Sentenced to Twenty Years

New Orleans Police Officer Charged in Danziger Bridge Case

Mobile, Alabama, Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Civil Rights Charges Related to Desecration of Synagogue

Tennessee Man Sentenced to 183 Months in Prison for Burning Islamic Center

Two Puerto Rico Police Officers Sentenced for Federal Civil Rights Charges Related to Fatal Assault

Maryland Man Convicted of Sex Trafficking, Firearm and Drug Charges

California Man Convicted of Federal Hate Crime for Race-Motivated Assault

Former New Orleans Police Officer Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Cover Up the Danziger Bridge Shootings

Federal Officials Close the Investigation into the Death of Sean Bell

Arlington, Texas, Couple Convicted of Forced Labor and Other Crimes for Holding Nigerian Woman in Domestic Servitude

Louisiana Man Convicted of Civil Rights Violation in Connection with Cross-burning

Arkansas Man Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Commit Murders of African-Americans

Two Brothers Plead Guilty in Conspiracy to Hold Thai Workers in Forced Labor in Hawaii

Former Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Convicted on Civil Rights Charges

2009

Woonsocket, Rhode Island, Police Officer Indicted on Federal Civil Rights Charges

Ft. Worth, Texas, Couple Charged with Holding Nigerian Woman in Domestic Servitude

Georgia Couple Charged with Human Trafficking and Immigration Violations for Exploiting Woman from Swaziland

Four Arkansas Men Sentenced on Civil Rights Charges in Cross Burning Conspiracy

Former Memphis Police Officer Convicted of Excessive Force

Two Former Tennessee Corrections Officers Plead Guilty to Civil Rights Violation and Lying

Tennessee Man Sentenced to 14 Years in Prison for Burning Islamic Center

Former Wyoming Highway Patrol Trooper Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Depriving Motorist of Civil Rights by Kidnapping

Former Kentucky Jail Supervisor Sentenced on Charges Related to Abuse of Detainees

Mexican Citizen Sentenced to 121 Months in Prison for Her Participation in an Organization That Forced Young Mexican Women into Sexual Slavery in New York

Bexar County, Texas, Corrections Officer Indicted on Civil Rights Charges

Former Missouri Sheriff’s Deputy Pleads Guilty to Sexually Abusing a Teenage Girl While She Was Detained

Former Memphis, Tennessee, Police Officer Sentenced to 27 Months in Prison for Civil Rights Violations

Three Idaho Men Sentenced for Federal Hate Crime Assault

Former Federal Corrections Officer Indicted on Civil Rights Charges Related to Fatal Assault

Former Federal Corrections Officer Sentenced to Life in Prison on Civil Rights Charges Related to Fatal Assault

Little Rock Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Sex Trafficking and Related Charges

Oregon White Supremacist Indicted for Threatening Ohio Civil Rights Leader by Mailing a Noose

Indiana Man Pleads Guilty to Cross Burning

Moldovan National Pleads Guilty to Forced Labor Trafficking

Attorney General Eric Holder Welcomes Thomas E. Perez as Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division

Man Indicted for Civil Rights Violations in Connection with Cross-Burning in Athens, Louisiana

Former Choctaw County, Oklahoma, Deputy Sheriff Found Guilty of Civil Rights Violations

Two Indiana Men Plead Guilty to Cross Burning

Last Defendant in Tennessee Islamic Center Burning Pleads Guilty

Corrections Officers and Former Inmate Indicted on Federal Civil Rights Charges

Former Tennessee Deputy Sheriff Sentenced for Using Excessive Force

Maryland Man Sentenced on Federal Sex Trafficking Charge

Four Arkansas Men Convicted of Civil Rights Charges in Cross Burning Conspiracy

Three Men Charged in Human Trafficking Conspiracy for Exploiting Thai Farm Workers in Hawaii

Former Texas Correctional Officer Sentenced to 2 Years in Prison for Providing False Statements in Civil Rights Case

Spokane, Washington, Man Indicted on Civil Rights Charges Related to Threats to Reproductive Health Services Clinic

Indiana Man Indicted for Cross Burning

Five Sentenced for Forcing Guatemalan Girls and Women to Work as Prostitutes in Los Angeles

Four Puerto Rico Police Officers Convicted of Federal Civil Rights Charges Related to Fatal Assault

Key Member of Atlanta Human Trafficking Ring Pleads Guilty to Sex Trafficking Charges

Federal Corrections Officer Convicted of Civil Rights Charges Related to Fatal Assault

Two Idaho Men Convicted for Federal Hate Crime Assault

St. Louis Woman Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison on Federal Sex Trafficking Charge

East St. Louis Police Department Officer Indicted on Civil Rights and False Statement Charges

Former Wyoming Highway Patrol Trooper Pleads Guilty to Depriving Motorist of Civil Rights by Kidnapping

Former Bell, California, Police Officer Pleads Guilty to Federal Civil Rights Crime

Donaldson, Arkansas, Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Civil Rights Charges

Highland Park, Michigan, Police Officer Indicted on Civil Rights Charges

Former Jackson, Mississippi Police Department Officer Is Sentenced for Civil Rights Violation

Former Florida State Corrections Officer Sentenced to Three Years in Prison for Assaulting an Inmate

Former Memphis Police Officer Sentenced to Prison Term of Life Plus 255 Years for Civil Rights, Narcotics, Robbery and Firearms Crimes

Former Memphis, Tennessee, Police Officer Convicted of Civil Rights Violations

Washington State Police Officer Indicted on Federal Civil Rights Charges

Honolulu Man and Woman Indicted on Federal Sex Trafficking Charges

Two Oregon Men Sentenced for Role in Federal Hate Crime

Chicago Police Officer Sentenced for Violating Federal Civil Rights of a Man Beaten While Restrained in a Wheelchair

Wisconsin Couple Sentenced for Forcing a Woman to Work as Their Domestic Servant for 19 Years

Appeals Court Rejects Challenge to Conviction of Former Mississippi Klansman in 1964 Kidnapping and Murder of Two African American Men

Justice Department Launches Investigation into Federal Crimes in Connection with the Murder of Dr. George Tiller

Eight Uzbekistan Nationals Among 12 Charged with Racketeering, Human Trafficking & Immigration Violations in Scheme to Employ Illegal Aliens in 14 States

Civil Rights Division Attorney Named "Top Prosecutor" by the Association of Women in Federal Law Enforcement

Former Velda City, Missouri, Reserve Police Officer Sentenced for Civil Rights and Obstruction Charges

Three Former Kentucky Jailers Plead Guilty to Systematic Detainee Abuse and Coverup

Deputy U.S. Marshal Pleads Guilty to Obstructing Justice by Witness Tampering

Former New Mexico Jail Administrator Sentenced for Civil Rights Violations

Former Mississippi Deputy Sheriffs Sentenced to Serve Time on Civil Rights Violations

Five Donaldson, Arkansas, Men Indicted on Federal Civil Rights Charges

Three South Carolina Men Indicted on Federal Civil Rights Charges

Houston Man Sentenced for Human Trafficking and Alien Smuggling Charges

Iowa Man Convicted of Interfering with Housing Rights of African-American Family

Maryland Man Pleads Guilty to Using a Noose to Assault a Man at the Pentagon

Texas Man Pleads Guilty on Federal Civil Rights Charges

West Virginia Man Pleads Guilty on Federal Civil Rights Charges

Former Mendenhall, Mississippi, Police Chief Sentenced for Using Excessive Force

Former Gary, Indiana, Police Chief Sentenced for Federal Civil Rights Violation

Former Oklahoma Deputy Sheriff Indicted for Federal Civil Rights and Obstruction of Justice Violations

Three Current and One Former Lucas County, Ohio, Sheriff Officials Indicted on Civil Rights Charges

St. Louis Woman Pleads Guilty to Federal Sex Trafficking Charge

Former Jackson County, Missouri, Deputy Indicted for Civil Rights Violation

Former Jackson Police Department Officer Pleads Guilty to Civil Rights Violation

Former Baton Rouge, Louisiana Police Officer Pleads Guilty to Civil Rights Violation

One Current and Two Retired Baltimore City Police Department Officers Indicted on Civil Rights Charges

Wyoming Highway Patrol Trooper Arrested for Violating Civil Rights by Kidnapping

California Couple Plead Guilty in Alien Smuggling Scheme in Which Some Were Forced to Work at Elder Care Homes

Former Memphis Police Officers Sentenced for Conspiracy to Violate Civil Rights

U.S. Border Patrol Agent Indicted on Federal Civil Rights Charge for Assault in Federal Detention Facility

Former Lucas County, Ohio, Sheriff’s Office Corrections Officer Sentenced for Civil Rights Violations

Fairfield, Calif., Couple Indicted on Federal Civil Rights Charge for Alleged Bias-Motivated Assault

Falls Church, Va., Man Pleads Guilty to Harboring Indonesian Aliens for Financial Gain

Three Former Atlanta Police Officers Sentenced to Prison in Fatal Shooting of Elderly Atlanta Woman

Two Oregon Men Plead Guilty to Federal Hate Crime

Memphis Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Sex Trafficking Charges

Four Individuals Indicted for Racially-Motivated Assault in Nampa, Idaho

Five Defendants Convicted of International Sex Trafficking for Forcing Central American Girls and Women into Prostitution

Former Velda City, Mo., Reserve Police Officer Pleads Guilty to Civil Rights and Obstruction Charges

Former Memphis Police Officer Found Guilty on 44 Counts of Civil Rights, Narcotics, Robbery and Firearms Charges

Two Individuals Arrested on Federal Sex Trafficking Charges

Member of Human Trafficking Ring Pleads Guilty to Sex Trafficking Charges

Former Mississippi County Deputy Sheriffs Plead Guilty to Civil Rights Violations

Two Oklahoma County Corrections Officers Indicted for Federal Civil Rights Violation in Death of Oklahoma City Man

Final Defendant Pleads Guilty to Anti-Obama Assaults

Former Mendenhall, Miss., Police Chief Pleads Guilty to Using Excessive Force

Three Men Indicted for Racially-Motivated Church Arson in Springfield, Mass.

New York Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Hate Crime Conspiracy

Chicago Police Officer Pleads Guilty to Violating Federal Civil Rights of a Man Beaten While Restrained in a Wheelchair

Former Florida State Corrections Officer Convicted of Federal Civil Rights Crime

Three Staten Island, NY Men Indicted on Federal Hate Crime Conspiracy Charges

2008

Washington, D.C. Police Officer Pleads Guilty to Unprovoked Assault on Marcher

Leader of Expansive Multi-State Sex-trafficking Ring Sentenced

Four Defendants Sentenced for Roles in Scheme to Enslave Farmworkers in Florida

Member of Human Trafficking Ring Pleads Guilty to Sex Trafficking Charges

West Virginia Man Indicted on Federal Civil Rights Charges for Allegedly Burning a Home

Men Charged with Conspiracy to Threaten and Kill African-Americans

Former Memphis Police Officer Indicted on Civil Rights Charges

Member of Aryan Brotherhood Indicted for Bias-motivated Assault with Intent to Murder

Two Men Plead Guilty to Burning Islamic Center in Tennessee

Third Man Pleads Guilty to Hate Crime for Anti-Muslim Vandalism in Massachusetts

Former Arizona Police Officer Pleads Guilty to Civil Rights Violation

Former Oklahoma Corrections Officer Pleads Guilty to Federal Civil Rights Charge

Former Congressional Candidate Indicted on Federal Obstruction of Justice Charge

First of Six Defendants in Labor Trafficking Ring Sentenced Today

Connecticut Man Sentenced to 360 Months in Prison for Leading Brutal Sex Trafficking Ring That Victimized U.S. Citizens

Former Montgomery County, Maryland Man Sentenced for Holding a Nigerian Teenage Girl in Involuntary Servitude

Gary, Indiana Former Police Chief Convicted on Federal Civil Rights Violation

Two Charged with Hate Crime for Anti-Muslim Vandalism in Revere, Massachusetts

Three Police Officers Indicted for Civil Rights and Obstruction Charges in Puerto Rico

Two Kansas City, Missouri Men Receive Multiple Life Sentences for Racially-Motivated Murder

Pennsylvania Man Charged for Threatening African-American Coworker with a Hangman’s Noose

Man Sentenced for Human Trafficking, Alien Smuggling Charges in Florida

Brothers Plead Guilty to Enslaving Farmworkers in Florida, Co-defendants Plead Guilty to Related Felonies

California Man Sentenced on Federal Civil Rights Crime for Race-Motivated Threats

Former Customs and Border Protection Officer Pleads Guilty to Civil Rights Charges

Former Grant County, Kentucky Detention Center Officers Found Guilty of Civil Rights Violations in Teenager Rape Case

Two Former Sheriff’s Deputies Indicted on Civil Rights and Obstruction Charges

Two Sentenced for Civil Rights Violations in Connection with Police Home-Invasion Robberies

Former Grant County, Kentucky, Detention Center Supervisor Pleads Guilty to Civil Rights Crime

Former Jackson, Mississippi Police Officer Sentenced to Life Imprisonment for Sexually Assaulting a Detainee

Former Gary, Indiana Police Officer Pleads Guilty to Falsifying Police Report

Former Florida Correctional Officer Indicted on Federal Civil Rights Charges

St. Louis Women Indicted on Federal Sex Trafficking Charges

Illinois Man Pleads Guilty to Civil Rights Violation

Mexican Citizen Pleads Guilty to Sex Trafficking and Admits Her Role in an Organization That Forced Young Mexican Women into Prostitution in New York

Mexican National Sentenced for Role in Sex-Trafficking Ring in the Carolinas

Former South Carolina Highway Patrol Trooper Indicted on Federal Civil Rights Charge

Two Oregon Men Indicted for Federal Hate Crimes

Former Montgomery County, Maryland Man Pleads Guilty to Holding Teenage Nigerian Girl in Involuntary Servitude

Former Foreign Service Officer Sentenced on Federal Civil Rights Charges

North Carolina Corrections Officer Sentenced on Federal Civil Rights Charges

Mayor of Jackson, Mississippi and His Two Bodyguards Indicted on Civil Rights Charges

Six San Juan Municipal Police Department Officers Indicted for Federal Civil Rights Violations in the Death of a Puerto Rican Man

Former Los Angeles Police Officer, Former Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Deputy, and Two Co-conspirators Sentenced for Civil Rights Violations

Former Foreign Service Officer Pleads Guilty to Federal Civil Rights Charges

Five Fayette County, Kentucky, Corrections Officers Indicted on Civil Rights Charges

South Carolina Highway Patrol Trooper Indicted on Federal Civil Rights Charge

North Carolina Corrections Officers Sentenced on Federal Civil Rights Charges

Muncie, Indiana, Man Sentenced to 121 Months in Cross Burning Case

King County, Washington, Sheriff's Deputy Indicted for Federal Civil Rights Violation and Perjury

Bell, California, Police Officer Indicted on Federal Civil Rights Charges

Miami, Florida, Schoolteacher and Ex-Husband Sentenced for Human Trafficking and Smuggling Charges

California Man Convicted of Federal Civil Rights Crime for Race-Motivated Threats

Two Kansas City, Missouri, Men to be Sentenced to Life in Prison for Racially Motivated Murder

Cleveland, Ohio, Man Pleads Guilty to Sending Racially Motivated Threats

Former Los Angeles Police Officer and Co-Conspirator Sentenced for Civil Rights Violations

Man Sentenced for Human Trafficking and Alien Smuggling

Man Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Engage in Sex Trafficking and Transporting Illegal Aliens in Los Angeles

Jury Convicts two Kansas City, Missouri, Men for Racially-Motivated Murder

Man Pleads Guilty to Human Trafficking and Alien Smuggling Charges in Florida

Former Long Beach, California, Police Officer Sentenced for Civil Rights Violations

Former Del Rio, Texas, Corrections Officer Pleads Guilty to Civil Rights Violation

Former Grant County, Kentucky Deputy Jailer Pleads Guilty in Civil Rights Case

Two Men Sentenced for Human Trafficking and Alien Smuggling Charges

Louisiana Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Hate Crime

Mexican National Sentenced for Role in Carolinas Sex-Trafficking Ring

Former State Prison Supervisor Sentenced for Obstruction of Justice-Related Charge

Former Oklahoma Corrections Officer Indicted for Federal Civil Rights Violation

Forest Park, Illinois, Police Officer Pleads Guilty to Federal Civil Rights Violation

Two Indicted in San Antonio in Connection with Federal Civil Rights Investigation

Former Dallas Transit Police Officer Pleads Guilty to Federal Civil Rights Violation

Former South Carolina Deputy Sheriff Pleads Guilty to Civil Rights Violation

Hartford Man Sentenced for Role in Trafficking Ring

Houston Woman Pleads Guilty to Forced Labor Charges

Chicago Police Officer Indicted for Federal Civil Rights Violation

Houston Women Sentenced for Human Trafficking Related Charges

Connecticut Woman Sentenced for Role in Sex Trafficking Ring

Former Wrestler Sentenced on Sex Trafficking and Forced Labor Charges

Federal Corrections Officer Indicted on Civil Rights Charges Related to Fatal Assault

Three Men Indicted for Federal Civil Rights Violations in Arson of Islamic Center in Tennessee

Two Illinois Men Indicted on Federal Hate Crime

Former Corrections Officers Convicted on Federal Civil Rights Charges

Co-Defendants Sentenced for Roles in Former Wrestler’s Sex Trafficking Ring

Man Sentenced to 10 Years For Role in San Antonio Sex-trafficking Ring

Muncie, Indiana, Man Convicted of Federal Civil Rights Violations After Burning Cross

Hyattsville, Maryland, Man Convicted of Coercing 14 Year-old Foreign Girl into Prostitution

Former Franklin County, Alabama, District Attorney Sentenced for Civil Rights Violations

Gary, Indiana Police Chief, Deputy Chief, and Sergeant Indicted for Federal Civil Rights Violations

Three Miami-Area Residents Found Guilty of Federal Human Trafficking and Smuggling Charges

Three Memphis, Tennessee Men Sentenced for Role in Sex Trafficking Ring

San Antonio Man Pleads Guilty for Role in Sex-trafficking Ring

Chinese Woman Sentenced for Role in Saipan Sex Trafficking Ring

South Dakota Hotel Owners Sentenced for Involuntary Servitude Offenses

One Former and Two Current Lucas County Sheriff’s Office Corrections Officers Indicted for Civil Rights Violations

Former Olive Branch, Mississippi, Police Officers Plead Guilty in Civil Rights Case

Memphis Man Indicted for Federal Civil Rights Violation in Killing of African-american Code Enforcement Officer

Former Olive Branch, Mississippi Police Officer Pleads Guilty in Civil Rights-related Case

Former Los Angeles Police Officer and Former Long Beach Police Officer Found Guilty of Conspiracy to Violate Civil Rights

Tacoma Woman Sentenced for Holding Domestic Servant in Forced Labor

Three Grant County, Kentucky, Detention Center Officials Indicted for Civil Rights Violation

Georgia Man Sentenced to 15 Years on Sex Trafficking and Mann Act Charges

Louisiana Man Indicted for Federal Civil Rights Violations for Nooses Targeting “Jena Six” Marchers

Former American Samoan Prison Warden and Corrections Officer Sentenced for Civil Rights Violations

Former U.S. Deputy Marshal Sentenced to 24 Months on Civil Rights-Related Charges

Immokalee, Florida, Family Charged with Forcing Immigrants into Farm Labor

Former Kentucky State Trooper Sentenced for Civil Rights Violations and Witness Tampering

Former American Samoan Government Official Sentenced for Obstruction of Federal Sex Trafficking Investigation

Two Chinese Nationals Sentenced for Sex Trafficking Charges in American Samoa

Indiana Man Sentenced for Role in Cross-burning

2007

Mississippi Police Department Officials Charged With Civil Rights Violation in Unjustified Use of Police Dog

Former Texas Border Patrol Agent Sentenced for Civil Rights Violations

Former Arkansas Police Officer Sentenced for Civil Rights Violation

Former Mississippi Corrections Officer Sentenced for Role in Death of Inmate After Beating in Jail Booking Room

Former Franklin County District Attorney Convicted of Civil Rights Violations Against Probationers

Former Tennessee Mental Health Aide Sentenced for Federal Civil Rights Violations

Former Dallas Area Rapid Transit Police Officer Indicted on Federal Civil Rights Charges

Indiana Man Pleads Guilty to Cross Burning

Memphis Man Pleads Guilty to Conspiring with Police Officers to Commit Civil Rights Violations

Former Memphis Police Officer Sentenced for Civil Rights Violations

Salt Lake City Man Sentenced for Race-motivated Assault

Deputy U.S. Marshal Indicted for Federal Civil Rights Violation

Nine Charged in Sex Trafficking Ring Involving Minors

Former Federal Corrections Officer Sentenced for Sexual Misconduct Violations

Two Men Sentenced for Federal Hate Crimes in Utah

Man Pleads Guilty to Violating Civil Rights of African-American Family

American Samoan Prison Warden Pleads Guilty

Former Kentucky State Trooper Pleads Guilty to Federal Civil Rights Violation and Witness Tampering

Former Harrison County, Mississippi, Corrections Officer Found Guilty of Criminal Civil Rights Violations, Obstruction of Justice

Livonia, Mich., Man Sentenced to 90 Months in Prison and Over $1 Million in Restitution for Civil Rights Violations

Former California Couple Pleads Guilty to Human Trafficking Charges

Three Mexican Nationals Indicted in South Carolina Sex Trafficking Case

Ten Puerto Rico Police Officers Indicted on Civil Rights and Drug Charges

Former Mississippi Klansman Sentenced to Three Life Terms in Prison for Role in 1964 Kidnapping and Murder of Two African-American Men

Former White County Tennessee Corrections Officer Sentenced for Civil Rights Violations

Michigan Man Sentenced to Over 17 Years for Hate Crime

Former Memphis Police Officer Pleads Guilty to Civil Rights Violations

Former Mental Health Technician Pleads Guilty to Federal Civil Rights Violation

Former North Carolina Corrections Officers Sentenced for Obstruction of Justice

Federal Officials Close the Investigation into the Fatal Shooting of Kenneth Walker

Arkansas Police Officer Pleads Guilty to Civil Rights Violation

Three Former Milwaukee Police Officers Found Guilty of Civil Rights Crimes

Seventh Harrison County Corrections Officer Pleads Guilty to Civil Rights Violations

Federal Officials Close Investigation into Fatal Shooting of Dr. Salvatore J. Culosi Jr. by Fairfax County Police Officer

Former Klansman, James Ford Seale Found Guilty for Role in 1964 Kidnapping and Murder of Two African-American Men

Federal Corrections Officer Pleads Guilty to Civil Rights Violation

Five Charged in San Antonio Trafficking Ring

Philadelphia Woman Pleads Guilty to Federal Hate Crime

Former White County, Tennessee Corrections Officer Sentenced for Civil Rights Violations

American Samoan Corrections Officer Pleads Guilty to Civil Rights Violation

Fourth Chinese National Pleads Guilty to Trafficking-Related Charge

Cameroonian Couple Sentenced on Human Trafficking Charges

Overton County Sheriff’s Officers Sentenced for Violating Inmate's Civil Rights

Two Former Memphis Police Officers Plead Guilty to Civil Rights Violations

Two Former St. Louis Area Police Officers Plead Guilty to Federal Civil Rights Charge

Three Atlanta Police Officers Charged in Fatal Shooting of Elderly Atlanta Woman

Man Sentenced for Conspiring to Burn Home of African-American Family in Taylor, Michigan

Former Deputy Sheriff Sentenced for Civil Rights Violation in Pensacola, Florida

Three Men Convicted of Committing Federal Hate Crime in Utah

Former Memphis Police Officer Pleads Guilty to Civil Rights Violations

Connecticut Man Pleads Guilty for Role in Human Trafficking Ring

Oregon White Supremacist Sentenced to 11 Years in Prison for Attack on Synagogue

Former New Mexico Corrections Officer Convicted on Federal Civil Rights Charges

Four Former Harrison County, Miss. Deputy Sheriffs Indicted for Role in Violating Inmates' Civil Rights

Two Former White County Tennessee Corrections Officers Convicted on Federal Civil Rights Charges

Former Hagerstown Police Officer Jeffrey Shifler Sentenced on Civil Rights Charges

Connecticut Woman Pleads Guilty for Role in Human Trafficking Ring

Accused Sex Trafficker Arraigned in Federal Court

New York City Man Pleads Guilty to Human Trafficking Charge

Second Ohio Man Sentenced for Hate Crimes

Florida Man Sentenced in Cross Burning

Fact Sheet: Civil Rights Division Efforts to Combat Modern-Day Slavery

Attorney General Alberto R. Gonzales Announces Creation Of Human Trafficking Prosecution Unit within the Civil Rights Division

Two Officers Plead Guilty on Civil Rights Charges

Former MBN Agents Sentenced For Using Excessive Force Against Two Jackson Men

Fourth Gang Member Sentenced to Life in Prison for Federal Hate Crime Murders of African-Americans

Former San Antonio Police Officer Sentenced for Violating Citizen’s Rights by Sexual Assault

Ohio Man Sentenced for Criminal Civil Rights Charges

New York City Man Pleads Guilty to Human Trafficking Charge

Another Pleads Guilty to Sex Trafficking a Juvenile Girl


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