Pitt Law Professor David Harris Quoted By AP On Justice Dept. Probe Into Ferguson Police
Publish Date/Time: September 5, 2014
In a Sept. 4 Associated Press article by reporter Eric Tucker, Pitt Law Professor and police accountability expert David A. Harris was quoted about the Justice Department launching an investigative probe on the police conduct in Ferguson, Missouri.
The article "Justice Dept. Announces Ferguson Police Probe" details how the Justice Department has launched a broad investigation into the police department in Ferguson, Missouri, following the shooting last month of an unarmed black 18-year-old by a white police officer. Harris provided comment on the matter, saying that the Justice Department will comb records of citizens' complaints, the filing of past lawsuits, and the record-keeping in the police department. Read more from the Associated Press.