The Department of Justice has the authority to conduct “pattern and practice” investigations into departments it suspects of violating constitutional rights. But what does that even mean? What are the conditions and criteria for such an investigation? Law enforcement is already a delicate business. Cops everywhere know the stakes, and police also go to great lengths to ensure the job is done well. But how can a sheriff’s office or police department be expected to fare against an organization using biased, baseless, and vague decision making when being “audited” Check out the video for the breakdown in the recent investigation into the Louisville Metro Police Department, and what that might mean for other agencies around the country.