Jay-Z and Team ROC pressure DOJ to urge police investigation KCK

Jay-Z and Team ROC are ramping up pressure on the Justice Department to investigate the Kansas City, Kansas Police Department.

The ROC team released a statement with the nonprofit Midwest Innocence Project and said there was enough evidence of systematic police misconduct within the department that it would request an investigation.

In the statement, addressed to Deputy Attorney General Vanita Gupta, both groups said the DOJ’s inaction tells targeted minority communities “justice does not exist for them.”

“We committed to holding these so-called public officials accountable for alleged pervasive acts of violence and exploitation and requested a meeting with the DOJ to discuss their findings. me — findings that we hope will motivate you to take action. These allegations demand the urgency that Kansas City, Kansas
worthy community. This is an important time for and for our nation. The DOJ’s continued inaction tells targeted minority communities held hostage to the whims of the flesh that justice does not exist for them, that their lives are not. important. “

Team ROC sued the Kansas City Police Department in September over records that helped assess the department’s “training and supervision.”

Team ROC Attorney Alex Spiro said the decades-old allegations of corruption and civil rights violations against police were not isolated.

NBC News reports, cases include one by a former KC detective who was the subject of a federal investigation last year after he was accused of exploiting black women for sex and condemn those who they say they have not committed a crime.

Team ROC is the charity group of Jay-Z, the social justice division of Jay-Z’s Roc Nation entertainment company.

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