U.S. Attorney’s Office and Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division Announce Investigation of City
The United States Attorney for the District of New Jerseyannounced that the Justice Department has opened a civil pattern or practice investigation into the City of Trenton and the Trenton Police Department (TPD).
The investigation will seek to determine whether there are systemic violations of the Constitution and federal law by TPD. The investigation will focus on TPD’s use of force and it's stops, searches and arrests. The investigation will include a comprehensive review of TPD policies, training and supervision, in addition to complaint intake, internal investigation protocols, complaint reviews, complaint adjudications and disciplinary decisions.
If you believe that your Civil Rights were violated by the police, contact Bidlingmaier & Bidlingmaier for a free consultation.