1. DOJ opens civil rights probe into Texas youth correctional facilities  POLITICO
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  4. Feds launch investigation of alleged physical, sexual abuse of juvenile detainees in Texas  NBC News
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The department is launching the investigation over allegations of physical and sexual abuse.

DOJ opens civil rights probe into Texas youth correctional facilities - POLITICO

The U.S. Justice Department has launched an investigation into juvenile detention facilities in Texas after receiving reports of physical and sexual abuse by staff members against children, U.S. Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights Kristen Clarke said on Wednesday. "Our investigation will focus on whether there is a pattern or practice of physical or sexual abuse of children in Texas's secure facilities," Clarke told a news conference.The U.S. Justice Department has launched an investigation into juvenile detention facilities in Texas after receiving reports of physical and sexual abuse by staff members against children, U.S. Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights Kristen Clarke said on Wednesday. "Our investigation will focus on whether there is a pattern or practice of physical or sexual abuse of children in Texas's secure facilities," Clarke told a news conference.

U.S. Justice Department opens probe of Texas juvenile detention facilities

The Justice Department is opening a civil rights investigation of juvenile detention facilities in Texas after reports of sexual and physical abuse.The Justice Department opened the investigation after 11 arrests of juvenile detention staffers in Texas facilities who allegedly sexually abused children.

Feds launch investigation of alleged physical, sexual abuse of juvenile detainees in Texas

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The Department of Justice (DOJ) opened an investigation into Texas juvenile detention facilities amid reports of physical and sexual abuse against children by staff members, U.S. Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights Kristen Clarke announced Wednesday.The Department of Justice (DOJ) opened an investigation into Texas juvenile detention facilities amid reports of physical and sexual abuse against children by staff members, U.S. Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights Kristen Clarke announced Wednesday.

DOJ announces probe into allegations of abuse at Texas juvenile detention facilities | Fox News

The Justice Department has launched a statewide investigation into the operations of Texas youth detention facilities.The Justice Department has launched a statewide investigation into the operations of Texas youth detention facilities.

DOJ investigates Texas juvenile justice facilities after abuse reports

The Justice Department announced Wednesday that it has opened a statewide investigation into the conditions of five Texas juvenile correctional facilities.The Justice Department announced Wednesday that it has opened a statewide investigation into the conditions of five Texas juvenile correctional facilities.

Feds announce investigation into five Texas juvenile facilities

Investigation will seek to determine whether there is ‘a pattern or practice of physical or sexual abuse of children’ in state’s facilitiesInvestigation will seek to determine whether there is ‘a pattern or practice of physical or sexual abuse of children’ in state’s facilities

US justice department to investigate alleged Texas juvenile detention abuse | Texas | The Guardian

The Justice Department wants to determine whether a pattern of physical and sexual abuse permeates the system.The Justice Department wants to determine whether a pattern of physical and sexual abuse permeates the system.

Justice Department opens investigation into Texas juvenile facilities - CBS News

Accusations of excessive force, sexual misconduct, and the use of isolation and pepper spray prompted the inquiry into the treatment of incarcerated children.Accusations of excessive force, sexual misconduct, and the use of isolation and pepper spray prompted the inquiry into the treatment of incarcerated children.

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AUSTIN, Texas -- The scandal-plagued Texas Juvenile Justice Department is the target of a new federal civil rights investigation, the four U.S. Attorneys for the state announced at a news conference on Wednesday. The probe will examine whether children in Texas’ five state youth lockups are suffering from widespread sexual assault and other constitutional violations

Texas youth lockups are target of federal probe for sex abuse, staff misconduct - KVIA

The department says it’s looking into whether the Texas Juvenile Justice Department provides “reasonable protection from physical and sexual abuse by staff and other residents, excessive use of chemical restraints and excessive use of isolation.”The department says it’s looking into whether the Texas Juvenile Justice Department provides “reasonable protection from physical and sexual abuse by staff and other residents, excessive use of chemi…

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The Department of Justice (DOJ) announced on Wednesday that it is launching an investigation into the treatment of juveniles at five facilities run by the Texas Juvenile Justice Department.The Department of Justice (DOJ) announced on Wednesday that it is launching an investigation into the treatment of juveniles at five facilities run by the Texas Juvenile Justice Department.

DOJ probing treatment of juveniles at Texas facilities | TheHill

The Department of Justice (DOJ) announced on Wednesday that it is launching an investigation into the treatment of juveniles at five facilities run by the Texas Juvenile Justice Department.The Department of Justice (DOJ) announced on Wednesday that it is launching an investigation into the treatment of juveniles at five facilities run by the Texas Juvenile Justice Department.

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The investigation will examine whether the State provides children confined in facilities reasonable protection from physical and sexual abuse.The investigation will examine whether the State provides children confined in facilities reasonable protection from physical and sexual abuse.

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The probe comes after local activists and media cited reports that staff members had physically and sexually abused youths in the state-run lockups.The probe comes after local activists and media cited reports that staff members had physically and sexually abused youths in the state-run lockups.

In Texas, U.S. Justice Department investigates alleged abuse at juvenile jails - The Washington Post

The Justice Department has opened a statewide investigation into the conditions in the five secure juvenile correctional facilities run by the Texas Juvenile Justice Department.The Justice Department has opened a statewide investigation into the conditions in the five secure juvenile correctional facilities run by the Texas Juvenile Justice Department.

U.S. Justice Department investigating McLennan County juvenile detention facility, 4 others in Texas

The Justice Department on Wednesday launched an investigation into allegations of widespread mistreatment at Texas' embattled youth lockups, where at least 11...The Justice Department on Wednesday launched an investigation into allegations of widespread mistreatment at Texas’ embattled youth lockups, where at least 11 staffers have been arrested on sexual abuse charges in recent years.

DOJ Launches Investigation Into Texas’ Troubled Juvenile Facilities – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

The investigation will examine whether Texas provides children confined in the facilities reasonable protection from physical and sexual abuse by staff and other residents.The investigation will examine whether Texas provides children confined in the facilities reasonable protection from physical and sexual abuse by staff and other residents.

Justice Department Investigating Conditions At 5 Texas Juvenile Facilities – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

The department says it’s looking into whether the Texas Juvenile Justice Department provides “reasonable protection from physical and sexual abuse by staff and other residents, excessive use of chemical restraints and excessive use of isolation.”The department says it’s looking into whether the Texas Juvenile Justice Department provides “reasonable protection from physical and sexual abuse by staff and other residents, excessive use of chemical restraints and excessive use of isolation.”

U.S. Department of Justice investigating abuse, mistreatment at Texas’ juvenile lockups

The department says it’s looking into whether the Texas Juvenile Justice Department provides “reasonable protection from physical and sexual abuse by staff and other residents, excessive use of chemical restraints and excessive use of isolation.”The department says it’s looking into whether the Texas Juvenile Justice Department provides “reasonable protection from physical and sexual abuse by staff and other residents, excessive use of chemical restraints and excessive use of isolation.”

U.S. Department of Justice investigating abuse, mistreatment at Texas’ juvenile lockups

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Justice Department has launched an investigation into allegations of widespread mistreatment at Texas’ embattled youth lockups, where at least 11 staffers have been arrested on sexual abuse charges in recent years. The move by the Biden administration on Wednesday is the latest sign of trouble for the Texas Juvenile Justice […]AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Justice Department has launched an investigation into allegations of widespread mistreatment at Texas’ embattled youth lockups, where at least 11 staffers have been arreste…

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