Civil & Community Rights

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    The Civil Rights team ensures that civil rights matters – including hate crimes, incidents of police misconduct or excessive use of force – are addressed with the level of scrutiny and professionalism that all communities deserve, whether pursued criminally or civilly.

    The Civil Rights team is comprised of the Civil Rights Advocate in the Civil Division and the Civil Rights Prosecution Unit in the Criminal Division. This integrated team applies a joint investigation model when scrutinizing civil rights cases to ensure all perspectives are represented.

    To report civil rights violations, hate crimes, or incidents of police misconduct or excessive use of force, file a complaint online or call (401) 274-4400 [option 4].