Justice Division finalizes a two-year lengthy investigation into town’s police division.
The U.S. Division of Justice (DOJ) introduced Friday morning the tip of an investigation into the Minneapolis Police Division that discovered a slew of civil rights violations, saying they discovered a “sample and apply” of violating people’ rights.
Minneapolis and the DOJ have agreed to a consent decree in precept, however haven’t settled on the particular procedures and insurance policies. Consent decrees are binding authorized agreements issued by judges and enforced by the courts.
Lawyer Common Merrick Garland stated he seems to be ahead to creating “significant and sturdy” modifications by working with town.
The announcement comes a month and a half after MPD introduced new policing reforms after one other investigation by a state company discovered comparable patterns.
MPD police chief Brian O’Hara stated the investigation had been “build up for many years” and was “not in a single day.”
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