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Policing the Police in Newark – The New Yorker

newyorker.com“Policing the Police” is a documentary by the PBS investigative series “Frontline” that premières Tuesday, June 28th, at 10 E.S.T./9 C.S.T.

In July, 2014, the Department of Justice released a report that showed that the Newark Police Department had engaged in a pattern of unconstitutional conduct. According to the report, seventy-five per cent of documented pedestrian stops by the police were not justified. Yet during the three years that the Department of Justice investigated the department, its internal-affairs office dismissed ninety-nine per cent of complaints lodged against officers.

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