Feds to monitor Newark Police Department following 3-year probe

Newark Police

After 3-year probe, feds to monitor Newark police

Newark's police department will undergo independent monitoring after a federal investigation found what it calls "a pattern of unconstitutional policing," the Justice Department announced.

The probe found problems with the department's stop and arrest policies, its handling of complaints from residents and its officers' use of excessive force. It also found the department violated the First...

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