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Justice Department to investigate NYPD sex crimes unit

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

By MICHAEL R. SISAK, LARRY NEUMEISTER and JENNIFER PELTZ
NEW YORK - The U.S. Justice Department has launched a sweeping inquiry of the New York Police Department's famed sex crimes investigators following years of complaints about the way they treat crime victims.
The civil rights investigation, announced Thursday, will examine whether the NYPD's Special Victims Division engages in a pattern of gender-biased policing, officials said.
“Survivors of sexual assault should expect effective, trauma-informed and victim-centered investigations by police departments,” said Kristen Clarke...
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Feds launch investigation into NYPD's handling of sex crimes cases

Feds launch investigation into NYPD's handling of sex crimes cases

1 month ago   |   By WTAE

The U.S. Justice Department says it is investigating the New York Police Department's treatment of sex crime victims after receiving reports of deficiencies for more than a decade.
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Justice Department to probe work of NYPD sex crimes unit

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

By MICHAEL R. SISAK and LARRY NEUMEISTER
NEW YORK - The U.S. Justice Department is investigating the New York Police Department's treatment of sex crime victims after concluding there is “significant justification” to do so and after receiving reports of deficiencies for more than a decade, prosecutors said Thursday.
Kristen Clarke, assistant attorney general for the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division, and two U.S. attorneys in New York announced the probe in a release, saying they will thoroughly review the department's Special Victims Division to gauge whether it engages in a...
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