Civil Rights

New Jersey News: Camden County Police Officer, Nicholas Romantino Charged With Civil Rights Violation And Obstruction Of Justice

CAMDEN, N.J. – A federal grand jury indicted a Camden County police officer for multiple offenses arising from an assault on the streets of Camden, New Jersey, United States Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Nicholas Romantino, 25, of Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey was charged in a two-count Indictment that was unsealed today. The Indictment alleges … Continue reading New Jersey News: Camden County Police Officer, Nicholas Romantino Charged With Civil Rights Violation And Obstruction Of Justice

Louisiana News: LAFAYETTE, Codi Dodge, Former St. Martinville deputy chief found guilty of excessive force, obstruction and conspiracy

LAFAYETTE, La. – United States Attorney David C. Joseph announced that the former St. Martinville, Louisiana, Police Department (SMPD) Deputy Chief of Investigations, Codi Dodge, 35, was found guilty today in the Western District of Louisiana of four felony counts, including a civil rights violation for using excessive force against an arrestee, and three counts … Continue reading Louisiana News: LAFAYETTE, Codi Dodge, Former St. Martinville deputy chief found guilty of excessive force, obstruction and conspiracy

Louisiana News: November 6, 2018, Elections

Louisiana – United States Attorney Peter G. Strasser announced today that Assistant United States Attorney (AUSA) Irene Gonzalez will lead the efforts of the United States Attorney’s Office in connection with the Justice Department’s nationwide Election Day Program for the upcoming November 6, 2018, general election. AUSA Gonzalez has been appointed to serve as the … Continue reading Louisiana News: November 6, 2018, Elections

FLORIDA News: TALLAHASSEE, Northern Floridians May Report 2018 Election Violations to U.S. Attorney’s Office

TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA – United States Attorney Christopher P. Canova will lead the efforts of the United States Attorney’s Office, Northern District of Florida, in connection with the Justice Department’s nationwide Election Day Program for the upcoming November 6, 2018, general election. As District Election Officer, United States Attorney Canova is responsible for overseeing the District’s … Continue reading FLORIDA News: TALLAHASSEE, Northern Floridians May Report 2018 Election Violations to U.S. Attorney’s Office

United States News: Justice Department Election Day Program

United States – United States Attorney Brandon J. Fremin announced today that the United States Attorney’s Office and the local Office of the FBI, in consultation with Justice Department Headquarters, are prepared to receive and review allegations of election fraud and voting rights abuses related to the upcoming November 6, 2018, general election. The Justice … Continue reading United States News: Justice Department Election Day Program

North Carolina News: RALEIGH, 2018 Eastern District Election Officer Appointed

RALEIGH, N.C. – United States Attorney Robert J. Higdon, Jr. announced today that Assistant United States Attorney (AUSA) Robin Pendergraft, Chief of the Criminal Division will lead the efforts of the U.S. Attorney’s Office in connection with the Justice Department’s nationwide Election Day Program for the upcoming November 6, 2018, general elections. AUSA Pendergraft has … Continue reading North Carolina News: RALEIGH, 2018 Eastern District Election Officer Appointed

Texas News: Grapevine Man, Glenn Eugene Halfin Sentenced for Hate Crime

Grapevine, Texas – A 64-year-old Grapevine, Texas, man was sentenced today to 12 months in federal prison for a hate crime, announced U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Texas Erin Nealy Cox and Acting Assistant Attorney General John Gore of the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division. In July, Glenn Eugene Halfin pleaded guilty to … Continue reading Texas News: Grapevine Man, Glenn Eugene Halfin Sentenced for Hate Crime

Florida News: Three Former Biscayne Park Patrol Officers Sentenced for Deprivation of Civil Rights by Intentionally Making False Arrests

Florida – U.S. Attorney Ariana Fajardo Orshan for the Southern District of Florida, Acting Assistant Attorney General John Gore for the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division, Katherine Fernandez Rundle, Miami-Dade State Attorney, Robert F. Lasky, Special Agent in Charge, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Miami Field Office, and Troy Walker, Special Agent in Charge, Florida … Continue reading Florida News: Three Former Biscayne Park Patrol Officers Sentenced for Deprivation of Civil Rights by Intentionally Making False Arrests