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Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Justice Department to Announce Results and Next Steps in Investigation of Newark Police Department

The Department of Justice Civil Rights Division and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of New Jersey will announce the results and next steps following its investigation into the Newark Police TODAY, TUESDAY, JULY 22, 2014, at 12:00 p.m. EDT, at the Newark office of the U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey. The investigation, opened in May 2011, looked at allegations of use of excessive force and discriminatory policing among other issues.

 

 

WHO: Acting Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division Jocelyn Samuels, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman for the District of New Jersey, Newark Mayor Ras Baraka, and Newark Police Director Eugene Venable

 

WHAT: Press Conference to announce results of the Justice Department’s investigation into the Newark Police Department

 

WHEN: TUESDAY, JULY 22, 2014, at 12:00 p.m. EDT

WHERE: U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of New Jersey, 970 Broad Street, Seventh Floor, Newark, New Jersey, OPEN PRESS

 

NOTE: All media must present government-issued photo I.D. (such as driver’s license) as well as valid media credentials. Press inquiries regarding logistics should be directed to Rebekah Carmichael or Matt Reilly at 973-645-2888 or Rebekah.Carmichael@usdoj.gov.

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