Update at 1 p.m.
DOJ finds East Haven Police "engaged in a pattern or practice of discrimination against Latinos in violation of Constitution & federal law, according to DOJ briefing document for press. More to follow after press conference begins
Original Story (10:30 a.m.)
Roy L. Austin Jr., Deputy Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division, and David B. Fein, U.S. Attorney for the District of Connecticut, will hold a press conference today at U.S. Attorney’s Office in New Haven at 1 p.m. today to discuss the Department of Justice’s findings in the pattern or practice investigation involving the East Haven Police Department.
The has been the subject of a and a U.S. Department of Justice inquiry into allegations of racial profiling and police brutality against Hispanic residents.
In addition, the department has also been the target of a .
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