racial profiling

Justice Department Finds Pattern of Police Bias and Excessive Force in Ferguson

Justice Department Finds Pattern of Police Bias and Excessive Force in Ferguson

DOJ report findings reinforce what the Ferguson's Black residents have been saying publicly for the past year: that years of racist discrimination and mistrust created the volatile environment that erupted after Mr. Brown’s shooting.

Report: Justice Department to Condemn Racially Biased Policing in Ferguson

Report: Justice Department to Condemn Racially Biased Policing in Ferguson

According to the New York Times, the DOJ is about to release a report that accuses the Ferguson Police Department—and the city itself—of systemically mistreating the community's African American population with discriminatory traffic stops; disproportionate ticketing, arrests, and court fines; and physical abuse at the hands of police officers.