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Case Name U.S. v. Territory of the Virgin Islands PN-VI-0001
Docket / Court 3:08-cv-00158-CVG-RM ( D.V.I. )
State/Territory Virgin Islands
Case Type(s) Policing
Attorney Organization U.S. Dept. of Justice Civil Rights Division
Case Summary
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Content of Injunction
Implement complaint/dispute resolution process
Monitor/Master
Monitoring
Recordkeeping
Reporting
Required disclosure
Training
Defendant-type
Law-enforcement
General
Excessive force
Failure to discipline
Failure to supervise
Failure to train
Inadequate citizen complaint investigations and procedures
Pattern or Practice
Plaintiff Type
U.S. Dept of Justice plaintiff
Causes of Action 42 U.S.C. § 14141
Defendant(s) Virgin Islands Police Department
Plaintiff Description U.S. Department of Justice
Indexed Lawyer Organizations U.S. Dept. of Justice Civil Rights Division
Class action status sought No
Class action status granted No
Filed Pro Se No
Prevailing Party Plaintiff
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement
Source of Relief Settlement
Form of Settlement Court Approved Settlement or Consent Decree
Order Duration 2009 - 2014
Filed 2008
Case Ongoing Yes
Additional Resources
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  See this case at CourtListener.com (May provide additional documents and, for active cases, real-time alerts)
  Data examining the Department of Justice's civil rights investigations of local and state police departments
Marshall Project
Date: Jan. 17, 2017
By: Tom Meagher (Marshall Project)
[ Detail ] [ External Link ]

  The Civil Rights Division’s Pattern and Practice Police Reform Work: 1994-Present
https://www.justice.gov/
Date: Jan. 4, 2017
By: U.S. Department of Justice
[ Detail ] [ External Link ]

  An Interactive Guide to the Civil Rights Division’s Police Reforms
https://www.justice.gov/
Date: Jan. 4, 2017
By: U.S. Department of Justice Civil Rights Division (U.S. Department of Justice)
[ Detail ] [ External Link ]

  What Happens When Police Are Forced to Reform?
Date: Nov. 13, 2015
By: Kimbriell Kelly, Sarah Childress and Steven Rich (Frontline/Post)
Citation: Washington Post (Nov. 13, 2015)
[ Detail ] [ External Link ]

Docket(s)
3:08-cv-158 (D.V.I.)
PN-VI-0001-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 05/22/2020
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
United States Department of Justice Investigation of the Virgin Islands Police Department
PN-VI-0001-0001.pdf | Detail
Date: 10/05/2005
Complaint
PN-VI-0001-0002.pdf | Detail
Date: 12/23/2008
Source: District Court
Consent Decree [ECF# 3] (D.V.I.)
PN-VI-0001-0003.pdf | Detail
Date: 03/24/2009
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order [ECF# 9] (D.V.I.)
PN-VI-0001-0004.pdf | Detail
Date: 06/29/2010
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Fourth Quarterly Report of the Independent Monitor for the Virgin Islands Police Department [ECF# 27]
PN-VI-0001-0005.pdf | Detail
Date: 03/28/2011
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
First Quarterly Report of 2011 of the Independent Monitor for the Virgin Islands Police Department [ECF# 28]
PN-VI-0001-0006.pdf | Detail
Date: 06/09/2011
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Second Quarterly Report of 2011 of the Independent Monitor for the Virgin Islands Police Department [ECF# 29]
PN-VI-0001-0007.pdf | Detail
Date: 08/31/2011
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Third Quarterly Report of 2011 of the Independent Monitor for the Virgina Islands Police Department [ECF# 31]
PN-VI-0001-0008.pdf | Detail
Date: 12/27/2011
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Notice of Filing and First Quarterly Report of 2012 [ECF# 50]
PN-VI-0001-0010.pdf | Detail
Date: 07/10/2012
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Second Quarterly Report of 2012 of the Independent Monitor for the Virgin Islands Police Department [ECF# 59-1]
PN-VI-0001-0020.pdf | Detail
Date: 10/11/2012
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order [ECF# 61] (D.V.I.)
PN-VI-0001-0011.pdf | Detail
Date: 11/02/2012
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Third Quarterly Report 2012 of the Independent Monitor for the Virgin Islands Police Department [ECF# 64-1]
PN-VI-0001-0021.pdf | Detail
Date: 01/28/2013
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order [ECF# 67] (D.V.I.)
PN-VI-0001-0012.pdf | Detail
Date: 03/12/2013
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Notice of Filing and Fourth Quarterly Report of 2012 [ECF# 68]
PN-VI-0001-0013.pdf | Detail
Date: 04/10/2013
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Notice of Filing and First Quarterly Report of 2013 [ECF# 71]
PN-VI-0001-0014.pdf | Detail
Date: 08/08/2013
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Parties' Join Motion, and Memorandum of Law in Support of Join Motion, to Amend Consent Decree Action Plan
PN-VI-0001-0015.pdf | Detail
Date: 10/01/2013
Parties' Joint Motion, and Memorandum in Support of Joint Motion, to Terminate october 9, 2013 Evidentiary Hearing [ECF# 76]
PN-VI-0001-0016.pdf | Detail
Date: 10/01/2013
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Second Quarterly Report of 2013 of the Independent Monitor for the Virgin Islands Police Department [ECF# 80-1]
PN-VI-0001-0022.pdf | Detail
Date: 11/07/2013
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Third Quarterly Report of 2013 of the Independent Monitor for the Virgin Islands Police Department [ECF# 84-1]
PN-VI-0001-0023.pdf | Detail
Date: 12/19/2013
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Fourth Quarterly Report of 2013 of the Independent Monitor for the Virgin Islands Police Department [ECF# 88-1]
PN-VI-0001-0024.pdf | Detail
Date: 02/20/2014
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Amended Order [ECF# 97] (D.V.I.)
PN-VI-0001-0017.pdf | Detail
Date: 05/22/2014
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
First Quarterly Report of 2014 of the Independent Monitor for the Virgin Islands Police Department [ECF# 99-1]
PN-VI-0001-0025.pdf | Detail
Date: 05/27/2014
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Report Regarding Defendants' Progress Toward Achieving May 27, 2014 Quarterly Goals [ECF# 103]
PN-VI-0001-0042.pdf | Detail
Date: 06/02/2014
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Second Quarterly Report of 2014 from the Independent Monitor for the Virgin Islands Police Department [ECF# 112-6]
PN-VI-0001-0026.pdf | Detail
Date: 08/26/2014
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Joint Report Regarding Defendants' Progress Toward Achieving August 15, 2014 Quarterly Goal [ECF# 113]
PN-VI-0001-0043.pdf | Detail
Date: 08/29/2014
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Third Quarterly Report of 2014 from the Independent Monitor for the Virgin Islands Police Department
PN-VI-0001-0019.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 11/25/2014
VIPD's Status Report for Quarter Ending November 21, 2014 [ECF# 128-1]
PN-VI-0001-0041.pdf | Detail
Date: 12/03/2014
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Interim Update on the Status of Compliance by the Virgin Islands Police Department From the Independent Monitor For the Virgin Islands Police Department [ECF# 131-1]
PN-VI-0001-0030.pdf | Detail
Date: 12/10/2014
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Amended Report Regarding Defendants' Progress Toward Achieving Compliance with November 21, 2014 Quarterly Goals [ECF# 131]
PN-VI-0001-0044.pdf | Detail
Date: 12/10/2014
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Fourth Quarterly Report of 2014 from the Independent Monitor for the Virgin Islands Police Department [ECF# 147-1]
PN-VI-0001-0027.pdf | Detail
Date: 03/27/2015
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
First Quarterly Report of 2015 From the Independent Monitor for the Virgin Islands Police Department [ECF# 150]
PN-VI-0001-0028.pdf | Detail
Date: 05/25/2015
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
VIPD's Status Report for Quarter Ending May 15, 2015 [ECF# 151-1]
PN-VI-0001-0040.pdf | Detail
Date: 05/25/2015
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Second Quarterly Report of 2015 From the Independent Monitor for the Virgin Islands Police Department [ECF# 166]
PN-VI-0001-0029.pdf | Detail
Date: 08/14/2015
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order [ECF# 165] (D.V.I.)
PN-VI-0001-0018.pdf | Detail
Date: 08/21/2015
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
VIPD's Status Report for Quarter Ending August 21, 2015 [ECF# 167-1]
PN-VI-0001-0035.pdf | Detail
Date: 08/24/2015
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Third Quarterly Report of 2015 From the Independent Monitor for the Virgin Islands Police Department [ECF# 182]
PN-VI-0001-0031.pdf | Detail
Date: 11/20/2015
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
VIPD's Status Report for Quarter Ending November 6, 2015 [ECF# 184-1]
PN-VI-0001-0036.pdf | Detail
Date: 11/20/2015
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Report Regarding Defendants' Efforts to Comply With Quarterly Goals by November 6, 2015 [ECF# 185]
PN-VI-0001-0045.pdf | Detail
Date: 11/20/2015
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Fourth Quarterly Report of 2015 From the Independent Monitor for the Virgin Islands Police Department [ECF# 196]
PN-VI-0001-0032.pdf | Detail
Date: 02/19/2016
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
VIPD's Status Report for Quarter Ending February 5,2016 [ECF# 197-1]
PN-VI-0001-0037.pdf | Detail
Date: 02/19/2016
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Report Regarding Defendants' Efforts to Comply with Quarterly Goals by February 5, 2016 [ECF# 198]
PN-VI-0001-0046.pdf | Detail
Date: 02/19/2016
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
First Quarterly Report From the Independent Monitor for the Virgin Islands Police Department [ECF# 206]
PN-VI-0001-0033.pdf | Detail
Date: 05/20/2016
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Report Regarding Defendants' Efforts to Comply with Quarterly Goals Due May 6, 2016 [ECF# 207]
PN-VI-0001-0047.pdf | Detail
Date: 05/20/2016
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
VIPD's Status Report for Quarter Ending May 6, 2016 [ECF# 208-1]
PN-VI-0001-0038.pdf | Detail
Date: 05/20/2016
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Second Quarterly Report of 2016 From the Independent Monitor for the Virgin Islands Police Department [ECF# 225]
PN-VI-0001-0034.pdf | Detail
Date: 08/19/2016
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Report Regarding Defendants' Efforts to Comply with Quarterly Goals Due August 5, 2016 [ECF# 226]
PN-VI-0001-0048.pdf | Detail
Date: 08/19/2016
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
VIPD's Status Report for Quarter Ending August 6, 2016 [ECF# 227-1]
PN-VI-0001-0039.pdf | Detail
Date: 08/19/2016
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Report Regarding Defendants' Efforts to Comply With Quarterly Goals Due November 4, 2016 [ECF# 241]
PN-VI-0001-0049.pdf | Detail
Date: 11/18/2016
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Joint Report and Proposed Order Regarding Recommendations Made By Court-Appointed Expert Robert McNeilly [ECF# 354 (& 354-1 through 354-41)]
PN-VI-0001-0051.pdf | Detail
Date: 09/18/2018
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order [ECF# 357] (D.V.I.)
PN-VI-0001-0050.pdf | Detail
Date: 10/05/2018
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
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McMillan, Charlene (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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Mukasey, Michael B. (New York) show/hide docs
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Mygatt, Timothy D (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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Mattarangas-King, Daniel (Virgin Islands) show/hide docs
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