Justice Department Files Lawsuit to Bring Constitutional Policing to Ferguson, Missouri

February 10, 2016

Justice Department Files Lawsuit to Bring Constitutional Policing to Ferguson, Missouri

Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch announced that the Department of Justice filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court against the city of Ferguson, Missouri, alleging a pattern or practice of law enforcement conduct that violates the First, Fourth and 14th Amendments of the Constitution and federal civil rights laws.

Statement: Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch Delivers Remarks at Press Conference Announcing Lawsuit to Bring Constitutional Policing to Ferguson, Missouri

Press Release: Justice Department Files Lawsuit to Bring Constitutional Policing to Ferguson, Missouri

Updated February 12, 2016