Civil Rights Division Press Releases & Speeches

Civil Rights Division Press Releases & Speeches

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January 13, 2017
Press Release
... that the Chicago Police Department (CPD) engages in a pattern or practice of using force, including deadly force, ... result in unnecessary and avoidable uses of force.  The pattern or practice results from systemic deficiencies in ... and its systems of accountability. In the course of its pattern or practice investigation, the department interviewed ...
September 18, 2012
Press Release
... the leadership of Sheriff Terry S. Johnson, engages in a pattern or practice of misconduct that violates the ... finds reasonable cause to believe that ACSO engages in a pattern or practice of discriminatory policing against ...   “The Alamance County Sheriff’s Office’s egregious pattern of racial profiling violates the Constitution and ...
January 13, 2012
Press Release
... found reasonable cause to believe that WPD engages in a pattern or practice of excessive force in violation of the ... Resolves Findings of Excessive Force Uncovered During Pattern or Practice Investigation The investigation focused ...
December 20, 2012
Press Release
...   The complaint alleges that ACSO engages in a pattern or practice of discriminatory policing against ... ACSO Complaint Civil Rights Division Complaint Alleges Pattern or Practice of Discriminatory Policing Against ...
May 8, 2015
Press Release
... today that the Justice Department has opened a civil pattern or practice investigation into Baltimore Police ... stops, searches and arrests, as well as whether there is a pattern or practice of discriminatory policing. While the pattern or practice investigation is ongoing, the ...
December 7, 2015
Press Release
... today that the Justice Department has opened a civil pattern or practice investigation into Chicago Police ... incidents that are relevant to the investigation.  Pattern or practice investigations of police departments do ...
December 15, 2011
Press Release
... leadership of Sheriff Joseph M. Arpaio, has engaged in a pattern or practice of misconduct that violates the ...   The department found reasonable cause to believe that a pattern or practice of unconstitutional conduct and/or ... and accountability.    In addition to these formal pattern or practice findings, the investigation uncovered ...
September 4, 2014
Speech
... whether Ferguson Police officials have engaged in a pattern or practice of violations of the U.S. Constitution or ... individual officers for misconduct.  We have opened 20 pattern or practice investigations into police departments ... whether Ferguson Police officials have engaged in a pattern or practice of violations of the U.S. Constitution or ...
May 6, 2015
Press Release
... from Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake for a pattern or practice investigation into the Baltimore Police ... Rawlings-Blake’s request for a Civil Rights Division 'pattern or practice' investigation into the Baltimore Police ...
December 4, 2014
Press Release
... of force by the Cleveland Division of Police has found a pattern or practice of unreasonable and unnecessary use of ... to believe that Cleveland police officers engage in a pattern or practice of unreasonable and in some cases ... of the Fourth Amendment of the Constitution.  That pattern or practice includes: The unnecessary and excessive ...
December 17, 2015
Press Release
... in Chicago today following last week’s announcement of a pattern or practice investigation into the Chicago Police ... in order to solicit information and explain the pattern or practice investigation’s scope and process. ...
May 26, 2015
Press Release
... that the Cleveland Division of Police (CDP) engages in a pattern or practice of using excessive force in violation of ... to believe that Cleveland police officers engage in a pattern or practice of unreasonable and in some cases ... of the Fourth Amendment of the Constitution.  That pattern or practice included the unnecessary and excessive ...
January 4, 2017
Press Release
... Act of 1994. The report, “The Civil Rights Division’s Pattern and Practice Police Reform Work: 1994-Present,” is ... purpose of Section 14141, initiation and methodology of pattern-or-practice investigations, negotiation of reform ... its rationale, conclusion of agreements and the impact of pattern-or-practice enforcement on police reform and ...
December 18, 2014
Press Release
... the Department of Correction (“DOC”) has engaged in a pattern and practice of using unnecessary and excessive force ... the Nunez action, alleges that the city has engaged in a pattern and practice of violating the constitutional rights ... the complaint asserts that the city has engaged in a pattern and practice of placing young inmates in punitive ...
November 18, 2013
Press Release
The Justice Department announced today that it has opened a pattern or practice investigation of the Family Court of St. ... Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994, which prohibits a pattern or practice of deprivation of civil rights for ... Justice Department announced today that it has opened a pattern or practice investigation of the Family Court of St. ...
March 14, 2013
Press Release
The Justice Department announced today that it has opened a pattern or practice investigation into use of force by the ... will determine whether CPD officers engage in a pattern or practice of using excessive force in violation of ... prohibits state and local governments from engaging in a pattern or practice of misconduct by law enforcement officers ...
July 22, 2014
Press Release
... with the city of Newark, New Jersey, to address a pattern and practice of unconstitutional policing by the ... to the city and to NPD leadership, document the NPD’s pattern or practice of constitutional violations in its stop ... reasonable cause to believe that the NPD has engaged in a pattern or practice of unconstitutional stops in violation of ...
April 10, 2014
Press Release
... the Albuquerque Police Department (APD) has engaged in a pattern or practice of excessive force that violates the ... examined whether APD engages in an unconstitutional pattern or practice of excessive force, including deadly force, as well as the cause of any pattern or practice of a violation of the law.  This ...
December 19, 2016
Press Release
... Evangeline Parish Sheriff’s Office (EPSO) engage in a pattern or practice of conduct that violates the Fourth ... during criminal investigations.  As a result of this pattern or practice, people in Louisiana’s Evangeline ... Platte and Evangeline Parish demonstrate a disturbing pattern of officers overstepping legal boundaries by placing ...
March 31, 2011
Speech
... is warranted to determine whether there has been a pattern or practice of violations of the Constitution or ... goal with this investigation – as with all of our police pattern and practice investigations – is simple: to ensure ... goal with this investigation – as with all of our police pattern and practice investigations – is simple: to ensure ...
August 30, 2010
Press Release
... Community College District, alleging that it engaged in a pattern or practice of discrimination by imposing unnecessary ... Employment Practices (OSC) is acting now to remedy this pattern or practice of discrimination.” The lawsuit ... Community College District, alleging that it engaged in a pattern or practice of discrimination by imposing unnecessary ...
November 10, 2010
Press Release
... apartment complex in Waterloo, Iowa, alleging a pattern or practice of sexual harassment in violation of the ... court. The suit alleges that the defendants engaged in a pattern or practice of discrimination and seeks a court order ... apartment complex in Waterloo, Iowa, alleging a pattern or practice of sexual harassment in violation of the ...
July 8, 2010
Press Release
... seller located in Dalton, Ga., alleging it engaged in a pattern or practice of discrimination by imposing unnecessary ... Practices (OSC) is acting now to remedy this illegal pattern or practice of discrimination." The lawsuit charging ... seller located in Dalton, Ga., alleging it engaged in a pattern or practice of discrimination by imposing unnecessary ...
May 9, 2011
Speech
... would be necessary and appropriate to begin a formal civil pattern or practice investigation. Our investigation will ... Rights Division’s Special Litigation Section conducts pattern or practice investigations to determine whether there ... would be necessary and appropriate to begin a formal civil pattern or practice investigation," said Assistant Attorney ...
June 21, 2012
Press Release
... Fla., to resolve allegations that Davie engaged in a pattern or practice of intentional discrimination against ... complaint, these policies and practices constituted a pattern or practice of discrimination against pregnant female ... Fla., to resolve allegations that Davie engaged in a pattern or practice of intentional discrimination against ...
June 3, 2014
Press Release
The Justice Department announced today that it is opening a pattern or practice investigation of Hinds County Detention ... Justice Department announced today that it is opening a pattern or practice investigation of Hinds County Detention ...
September 30, 2013
Press Release
... Authority for the City of Ruston, La., has engaged in a pattern or practice of discrimination against ... Authority for the City of Ruston, La., has engaged in a pattern or practice of discrimination against ...
December 16, 2011
Press Release
... that the Seattle Police Department (SPD) has engaged in a pattern or practice of excessive force that violates the ... found reasonable cause to believe that SPD engages in a pattern or practice of excessive force, in violation of the ... Department does not make a finding that SPD engages in a pattern or practice of discriminatory policing, but the ...
September 8, 2011
Press Release
... the Puerto Rico Police Department (PRPD) has engaged in a pattern and practice of misconduct that violates the ... Department found reasonable cause to believe that a pattern and practice of unconstitutional conduct and/or ... this time, the division has not made a formal finding of a pattern and practice violation in these areas, in part ...
March 25, 2011
Press Release
... rental properties in Bakersfield, Calif., alleging a pattern or practice of sexual harassment in violation of the ... rental properties in Bakersfield, Calif., alleging a pattern or practice of sexual harassment in violation of the ...
February 18, 2010
Press Release
... Beauty Smart, of Durham, N.C., to resolve allegations of a pattern or practice of discrimination in recruitment and ... Beauty Smart, of Durham, N.C., to resolve allegations of a pattern or practice of discrimination in recruitment and ...
December 15, 2011
Speech
... found reasonable cause to believe that MCSO engages in a pattern or practice of violating the Constitution and laws of ... States in 3 areas. First, we found that MCSO engages in a pattern or practice of unconstitutional policing; ... for inmates and officers alike. In addition to our formal pattern or practice findings, our investigation uncovered ...
August 29, 2011
Press Release
... and Rehabilitation Department (MDCR) has engaged in a pattern or practice of constitutional violations in the jail ... authorizes the Justice Department to seek a remedy for a pattern or practice of conduct that violates the ... and Rehabilitation Department (MDCR) has engaged in a pattern or practice of constitutional violations in the jail ...
May 7, 2014
Press Release
... in Denver, resolving claims that the company engaged in a pattern or practice of discriminatory documentary requests ... in Denver, resolving claims that the company engaged in a pattern or practice of discriminatory documentary requests ...
May 30, 2012
Press Release
... to resolve allegations that the NYCTA is engaged in a pattern or practice of religious discrimination. The Justice ... to resolve allegations that the NYCTA is engaged in a pattern or practice of religious discrimination. Office of ...
August 10, 2011
Press Release
... resolving allegations that the company engaged in a pattern or practice of discrimination against non-citizens in ... resolving allegations that the company engaged in a pattern or practice of discrimination against non-citizens in ...
October 19, 2010
Press Release
... West (CHW) to resolve allegations that CHW engaged in a pattern or practice of citizenship status discrimination by ... West (CHW) to resolve allegations that CHW engaged in a pattern or practice of citizenship status discrimination by ...
September 7, 2010
Press Release
... up to $320,000 to resolve allegations that it engaged in a pattern or practice of discriminating against applicants for ... up to $320,000 to resolve allegations that it engaged in a pattern or practice of discriminating against applicants for ...
January 29, 2009
Press Release
... of 11 single family homes in Ypsilanti, Mich., alleging a pattern or practice of sexual harassment of female tenants. ... of 11 single family homes in Ypsilanti, Mich., alleging a pattern or practice of sexual harassment of female tenants. ...
September 8, 2011
Speech
... found reasonable cause to believe that PRPD engages in a pattern and practice of unconstitutional and/or unlawful ... At this time, we do not make a formal finding of a pattern and practice violation in these areas, in part ... underlying deficiencies that are root causes of the pattern and practice violations, and other areas of concerns ...
April 17, 2014
Press Release
... in Dallas, resolving claims that the company engaged in a pattern or practice of document abuse in violation of the ... in Dallas, resolving claims that the company engaged in a pattern or practice of document abuse in violation of the ...
May 16, 2011
Press Release
... resolving allegations that the district engaged in a pattern or practice of discrimination against non-citizens in ... resolving allegations that the district engaged in a pattern or practice of discrimination against non-citizens in ...
November 23, 2010
Press Release
... Inc. to resolve allegations that Stonecleave engaged in a pattern or practice of familial status discrimination by ... Inc. to resolve allegations that Stonecleave engaged in a pattern or practice of familial status discrimination by ...
September 27, 2010
Press Release
... up to $270,000 to resolve allegations that it engaged in a pattern or practice of discriminating against applicants for ... up to $270,000 to resolve allegations that it engaged in a pattern or practice of discriminating against applicants for ...
January 7, 2010
Press Release
... and the New Jersey Civil Service Commission alleging a pattern or practice of employment discrimination against ... and the New Jersey Civil Service Commission alleging a pattern or practice of employment discrimination against ...
September 27, 2013
Press Release
... a settlement to resolve allegations that it engaged in a pattern or practice of discrimination on the basis of race ... a settlement to resolve allegations that it engaged in a pattern or practice of discrimination on the basis of race ...
September 12, 2012
Press Release
... a settlement to resolve allegations that it engaged in a pattern or practice of discrimination on the basis of race ... a settlement to resolve allegations that it engaged in a pattern or practice of discrimination on the basis of race ...
June 17, 2011
Press Release
... a settlement to resolve allegations that it engaged in a pattern or practice of discrimination on the basis of ... a settlement to resolve allegations that it engaged in a pattern or practice of discrimination on the basis of ...

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