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Newark Police to Be Closely Watched by the Feds

 
Newark Police to Be Closely Watched by the Feds
Posted July 22nd, 2014 @ 4:00pm

The Newark Police Department has been placed under close watch by the Justice Department.

After an extensive investigation by the Feds beginning in 2011, it has been uncovered that 75% of all stops are not legally justified. Also, among stops requiring the police officers to use force, 20% of these cases force was uncalled for.

The investigation over these several years included interviewing police and going through legal documents and citations. The results have concluded that the black community of Newark, New Jersey receive the most unfair treatment from the authorities.

 

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Source: NBC New York

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