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Justice Department investigating Louisville police, looking into search warrants: Garland - Metro US

Justice Department investigating Louisville police, looking into search warrants: Garland

Protesters march during a peaceful protest after a grand jury decided not to bring homicide charges against police officers involved in the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor, in Louisville

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Attorney General Merick Garland said on Monday the Justice Department is investigating police practices in Louisville, Kentucky, including how the police department serves search warrants on private homes.

Breonna Taylor, a Black 26-year-old woman, was killed in her home last year during a search by Louisville police officers, sparking civil rights protests nation-wide and raising constitutional concerns about the search.

(Reporting by Sarah N. Lynch; Writing by Lisa Lambert; Editing by Chris Reese)

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