All These Police Departments Are Being Investigated By The Feds
Ferguson isn't alone. There are 20 other law-enforcement agencies around the country that are plagued by abuses, according to the Department of Justice
The Justice Department’s much-anticipated report on the Ferguson Police department is now out, but the St. Louis city is just one of 21 U.S. law-enforcement agencies (see the complete list here) that the feds have investigated over the past six years for chronic abuses like racial bias and excessive force. The maps below show the investigations that have been launched since 2009, and include some of the cases that involve the kind of practices that have gotten those departments in trouble.