Justice Department finds pattern of violence in Louisville policing, investigates Memphis next

Posted on AllSides March 9th, 2023
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The Justice Department announced that after a two-year investigation into the police department in Louisville, Kentucky, the DOJ found a “far-ranging pattern of discriminatory and abusive law enforcement practices,” The New York Times reported. Louisville police shot and killed 26-year-old Breonna Taylor in the middle of the night after employing a no-knock warrant to enter her apartment in 2020. Protests across the country followed her death, demanding investigations into police conduct. The 90-page report revealed misconduct that included excessive force, unlawful traffic stops, arrests and detentions. It also reported the...

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