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Justice Department's Ferguson report to be published by New Press

Justice Department's Ferguson report to be published by New Press

New Press will publish the U.S. Department of Justice's "Investigation of the Ferguson Police Department" and bring it to bookstores in July. The report, the result of a six-month DOJ investigation, found rampant injustice in the Missouri town where police shot and killed unarmed black 18-year-old Michael Brown. Introducing the report when it was issued online in March, U.S. Atty. Gen. Eric Holder described Ferguson as: "A community where local authorities consistently approached law enforcement not as a means for protecting public safety, but as a way to generate revenue. A community where both policing and municipal court practices were found to disproportionately...

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