East Haven Police Department (Connecticut)


In September 2009, the Civil Rights Division of the US Department of Justice (the Division) opened an investigation into the East Haven Police Department (EHPD) in East Haven, Connecticut. In December 2011, the Division identified a pattern or practice of discriminatory policing against Latinos, particularly in traffic enforcement. In December 2012, the parties entered into a court-enforced consent decree, which remains in effect.

Fast Facts

Case Status: Closed
City and State: East Haven, Connecticut
Year Initiated: 2009
Year Closed: 2017

Case Documents


Document Title PDF Link
Findings Letter 2011 PDF
Settlement Agreement 2012 PDF