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Murder rate drops in US, according to FBI data

Violent Crime Rates Fall, But Incarceration Rates Still High

Ames Grawert of Brennan Center for Justice: “Congress and states should back commonsense sentencing reform that would correct grave injustices in the way we sentence and incarcerate.”

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Advocacy Groups Push FBI, DHS to Release Full Info on Its Surveillance of Black Activists

“Black communities know all too well how poisonous this kind of surveillance and intimidation is for social justice movements.”

Fourth Package Bomb Detonates In Austin, Injuring Two

UPDATE: Austin Bombing Suspect Kills Himself in Explosion

Law enforcement was approaching Mark Anthony Conditt’s vehicle as he detonated the device.

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2017 Police Shootings By the Numbers

Officers fatally shot more people in 2017 than they did in 2016.

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FBI: Hate Crimes Are Up

The bureau’s latest report assesses violence in 2016, a year marked by the election of President Donald Trump.

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Retired Police Chief Arrested on Hate Crime and Civil Rights Charges

Frank Nucera Jr. “These niggers are like ISIS, they have no value. They should line them all up and mow ’em down. I’d like to be on the firing squad.”

Activists Sue FBI, DHS for Movement for Black Lives Surveillance Info

Color Of Change’s Brandi Collins “It is clear the Department of Homeland Security and FBI are continuing their disturbing legacy of employing secretive surveillance tactics with murky legal parameters to chill The Movement for Black Lives.”

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FBI, DEA, U.S. Attorneys to Receive Mandatory Implicit Bias Training

Attorney General Loretta Lynch: “Today’s announcement is an important step in our ongoing efforts to promote fairness, eliminate bias and build the stronger, safer, more just society that all Americans deserve.”

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Coalition Says FBI Identification System is Racially Biased

A group of 45 civil, human and privacy rights organizations urges the DOJ to give citizens more time to comment on a proposed rule that would exempt the system from federal privacy laws.

The FBI is Now Investigating the Flint Water Crisis

Will the feds uncover criminal violations?

Justice Department, FBI Are Now Investigating #AssaultAtSpringValley

The FBI and Justice Department will investigate whether Richland County, South Carolina, police officer Ben Fields violated a student’s civil rights when he violently arrested her in her classroom.