The ACLU of Michigan is calling on the Justice Department to launch an investigation into the Taylor Police Department following “an ongoing pattern and practice” of excessive force and racial discrimination.

In a 27-page letter to the Justice Department, the ACLU cites 20 instances of “alleged and documented acts of unconditional, extreme violence committed by Taylor police officers.”

“A new culture and a new vision of public safety are needed for the Taylor Police Department,” Mark P. Fancher, ACLU of Michigan’s Racial Justice Project staff attorney, said at a news conference Tuesday.…

The ACLU of Michigan is calling on the Justice Department to launch an investigation into the Taylor Police Department following “an ongoing pattern and practice” of excessive force and racial discrimination.

In a 27-page letter to the Justice Department, the ACLU cites 20 instances of “alleged and documented acts of unconditional, extreme violence committed by Taylor police officers.”

“A new culture and a new vision of public safety are needed for the Taylor Police Department,” Mark P. Fancher, ACLU of Michigan’s Racial Justice Project staff attorney, said at a news conference Tuesday.… …Read More

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