Ferguson and Baltimore are the most recent of the nearly 70 police departments investigated by the Justice Department for police brutality, racial bias and other civil rights violations.

Although only a tiny percentage of the the nearly 18,000 state and local law enforcement agencies around the country, some of these departments …read more

Source: The Lowdown

Policing the Police: U.S. Police Departments Investigated by the Feds [Interactive Map] 28 August,2015Matthew Green

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Matthew Green is a digital media producer for KQED News. He previously produced The Lowdown, KQED’s multimedia news education blog. Matthew's written for numerous Bay Area publications, including the Oakland Tribune and San Francisco Chronicle. He also taught journalism classes at Fremont High School in East Oakland.

Email: mgreen@kqed.org; Twitter: @MGreenKQED

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