U.S. Department of Justice is investigating New York The prosecution concluded that it had “significant legitimacy” and said Thursday about the police’s treatment of sex crime victims after receiving reports of defects for more than a decade.
Kristen Clarke, Assistant Assistant Attorney of the Department of Justice Civil Rights DivisionAnd two U.S. lawyers in New York announced the investigation in the release, saying they would thoroughly review the ministry’s special victims department to determine if they were involved in the gender police pattern.
Justice ministry officials said they would reach out to community groups and the general public to learn about their interactions with the department.
They said the investigation included a comprehensive review of police station policies, procedures, and training for the investigation of sexual assault crimes by troops.
They also said they would like to see what steps police have taken to address flaws in the handling of sexual assault crimes. This includes its staffing and services, and has the support it provides to survivors of sexual assault.
Breon Peace, US Attorney, NYPD Has already taken steps to address concerns, but authorities want to ensure that victims of sexual assault are treated fairly in the future.
“Sexual assault survivors should expect effective and traumatic victim-centric investigations by police stations. Based on information provided to the Department of Justice, NYPD’s Special Victims Division is gendered. Biased police patterns or practices. “
Damian Williams US Attorney Manhattan Victims of sex crimes said, “The NYPD deserves a rigorous and impartial investigation into their cases, just as they provide for other categories of crime.”
“Similarly, the relentless and effective pursuit of perpetrators of sexual violence is essential to public safety, without suffering from gender stereotypes and discriminatory treatment,” he added.
A message asking for comment was left in NYPD.
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