banner_police_act_200: Support DOJ Intervention in the Newark Police Department

Behind every case of police misconduct you'll find one person's story. Behind 400 cases of police misconduct, you'll find the story of a dark side of a police department. In Newark, it's a heartbreaking portrait.

With a 96-page petition detailing citizens' injuries and officers' near-immunity, the ACLU-NJ appealed to the Department of Justice (DOJ) to save the long-troubled Newark Police Department through federal intervention.

Here's some of what we found combing records from January 2008 through June 2010:

The action you take today could help Newark start a new chapter.

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