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The Justice Department announced Thursday that it is opening a federal investigation into the Ferguson, Mo., police department in the wake of the Michael Brown shooting.

“In meetings as well as in listening sessions as well as informal conversations, people consistently express concerns stemming from specific alleged incidents, from general policing practices, and from the lack of diversity on the Ferguson police force,” said Holder. “These anecdotal accounts underscore the history of mistrust of law enforcement in Ferguson that has received a good deal of attention.