January 25, 2012
"Authorities detailed more than 30 overt acts of the four officers violating the civil rights of Hispanics in East Haven, according to U.S. Attorney David Fein.

“At its core, this is an abuse of power case,” said Thomas Perez, Assistant U.S. Attorney General.

The indictment says that some of the officers routinely kept patrol cars in front of Latino-owned businesses and stopped Latino customers who were entering or leaving the businesses, towed their cars and arrested or detained them."

East Haven Police Accused of Racial Profiling | NBC Connecticut (via robot-heart-politics)

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