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Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Justice Department

Justice Department and Newark agree to police reforms

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Newark's police department will shift to a more community-focused approach to policing, add more training and submit to federal monitoring as part of a consent decree resulting from a Justice Department probe that found that officers routinely used excessive force and made street stops that disproportionately affected minorities. U.S. Attorney Paul

$86 million US counter-narcotics plane still grounded

WASHINGTON (AP) — An $86 million Drug Enforcement Administration plane purchased seven years ago to fly surveillance and counter-narcotics missions in Afghanistan remains grounded in Delaware and likely will never fly in Asia, according to a scathing audit released Wednesday by the Justice Department's inspector general. The review, which was spurred by a July 2014