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NAACP wants Justice Dept. to investigate Hyattsville police

The Montgomery and Prince George's chapters of the NAACP have asked the U.S. Department of Justice to launch an investigation into the Hyattsville police Department, alleging it discriminated against six African American officers, according to a story from The Post's Hamil R. Harris.

From the article:

June White Dillard, president of the Prince George's County's chapter of the NAACP, said the organization submitted documentation to the civil rights division of the Justice Department that shows a double standard exists in the 42-member police department. At a news conference at NAACP offices in Largo, she said African American officers have been subject to sexual harassment, wrongful terminations and a hostile work environment
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Read the full article on the Post's web site.

By Washington Post Editors  |  January 26, 2010; 10:38 AM ET
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