Scales: The DOJ Has Harmed Local Communities

This new report on the impacts of DOJ consent decrees speaks for itself. Unfortunately, you will never see any articles about this report in the New York Times, Washington Post, or any other mainstream news organization. The media simply regurgitates what the DOJ tells them to say and so all you will see are positive stories about federal oversight of local law enforcement.

The truth is that the Civil Rights Division at the US Department of Justice has harmed local communities, and their unjustified actions have cost thousands of lives. See:

It is time for Mayors, City Councils and Police Chiefs to stand up for their communities and say enough is enough. So far, Phoenix is the only city that has had the guts to tell the DOJ to go away and leave them alone. See:


Bob Scales is the CEO of Police Strategies.