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When asked why the grand jury chose not to charge the officers, @TishJames notes that the deliberations are subject to grand jury secrecy laws and only the judge can decide whether to such details public.
@TheJusticeDept raised the possibility of a civil rights investigation into the officers who restrained Prude: "We intend to review the comprehensive report issued by the NY State AG... and will determine whether any further federal response is warranted.”
Barr asks Apple to unlock iPhones of the Pensacola gunman and says DOJ/FBI has exhausted all options for gaining access to the devices. The request set up a new collision between law enforcement and big technology firms over encryption.