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Federal Watchdog to Examine DOJ Practices After NBC News Investigation

Topic: Investigative Reporting
Posted on 5/17/2024

Congress’ investigative arm is launching a probe of the policies and practices of Justice Department law enforcement task forces in response to a request from Sen. Jon Ossoff to open a review of how the Justice Department oversees its task forces, which often include local police officers. The request comes after NBC News published a series on the lack of accountability for federal law enforcement agencies and the local officers granted federal powers who serve on task forces.

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