Department Of Justice

Civil rights groups sent a letter to the DOJ demanding police departments be penalized for failing to report deaths in custody.

For more than a year, Black Lives Matter protesters have demanded change within the American justice system. It would seem as though the Justice Department has heard their plea and announced a new mandate forcing 33,000 federal agents, as well as prosecutors, to undergo training to stop their personal biases from influencing law enforcement decision.

The Justice Department has ruled there will be no charges filed in the 2013 death of Kendrick Johnson, the 17-year-old who was found dead inside a rolled up gym mat at his Valdosta, Georgia high school. Though local and state investigators ruled Johnson’s death a freak accident, his parents, Kenneth and Jackie Johnson, have always believed their son […]

Thursday on NewsOne Now, Roland Martin and the Straight Talk Panel discussed the findings of the DOJ's final report on Ferguson.

Pastor Jamal Bryant and a group of activists from around the country protested outside of the offices of the Department of Justice on Monday, demanding…

Mayor Frank Jackson joined Roland Martin on NewsOne Now to discuss the settlement that was reached between the Cleveland Police Department and the Department of…

The Philadelphia police department is the latest law enforcement agency facing federal scrutiny from the Department of Justice. The Justice Department has identified nearly 50 areas…

On Friday, Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson spoke with Jeff Johnson, guest host of “NewsOne Now” about his State of the City address and his vision…

In the wake of the Department of Justice’s scathing report on the Ferguson Police Department and their racially biased procedures, Roland Martin, host of “NewsOne…

Nearly three years after Trayvon Martin murdered by George Zimmerman, the Justice Department announced it decided not to pursue federal charges against the former neighborhood watch volunteer. Attorney General Eric Holder…

The New York Times is reporting that Justice Department lawyers will recommend that no federal Civil Rights charges be filed against former Ferguson police officer…