The Obama administration issued guidelines Monday that ban federal law enforcement from profiling on the basis of religion, national origin and other characteristics.
With a decision by a Ferguson grand jury believed to be imminent, Attorney General Eric Holder is exhorting police across the nation to prepare appropriately for demonstrations and “minimize needless confrontation” with protesters.
The White House said Monday a no-fly zone the U.S. government imposed over Ferguson, Missouri, for nearly two weeks in August should not have restricted helicopters for news organizations that wanted to operate in the area to cover violent protests there.
Attorney General Eric Holder said Wednesday that there was an obvious need for “wholesale change” in the Ferguson, Missouri, police department.
Fitch says he thinks the feds recognize that it’s “probably very unlikely” that there’s going to be charges against Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson.
Attorney General Eric Holder says the unrest after Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson fatally shot Michael Brown in August shows law enforcement can’t let tensions with the community go unresolved.
Lessons learned from Ferguson, Missouri, will be among topics discussed as mayors from around the country meet today in Little Rock, Arkansas, along with U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder.
Protests continue in Ferguson, but for the third straight night, there were no arrests.
The U.S. Attorney in St. Louis is urging the public to trust the system as the feds do their own investigation of the Michael Brown shooting case.
“His legacy will be that he set the bar for future attorney generals as far as how you stand up for average Americans and pursue justice for the man so that the law is one law,” Congressman Lacy Clay says of U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder.