Case: DOJ Investigation of Phoenix Police Department

No Docket | No Court

Filed Date: 2021

Case Ongoing

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Case Summary

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On August 5, 2021, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced it was opening a pattern and practice investigation into the City of Phoenix and the Phoenix Police Department. According to the announcement, the investigation, initiated under the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994, will examine whether the City and the Department violated the First, Fourth, and Fourteenth Amendment of citizens or the 1964 Civil Rights Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act.

The matter is ongoing.

Summary Authors

Jonah Hudson-Erdman (9/12/2021)

Richard Cantoral (11/19/2021)

Documents in the Clearinghouse


Justice Department Announces Investigation of the City of Phoenix and the Phoenix Police Department

Aug. 5, 2021 Press Release


Last updated May 11, 2022, 8 p.m.

Docket sheet not available via the Clearinghouse.