February 5, 2016

Justice Department investigating police beating of CAPA student

Dennis B. Roddy, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette—The Department of Justice Wednesday confirmed that its civil rights division has opened an investigation into the Jan. 12 arrest and beating of Pittsburgh high school student Jordan Miles.

Grand jury allegedly reviewing beating claims

Jill King Greenwood and Bobby Kerlik/Pittsburgh Tribune-Review—A federal grand jury is investigating a Homewood teenager’s allegations that three Pittsburgh police officers beat him during a January arrest near his home, according to sources familiar with the investigation.

Grand jury subpoenas city records in Jordan Miles case

Dennis B. Roddy, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette—A federal grand jury has subpoenaed interview records for seven people, including five city police officers, as part of a look into complaints of police brutality in the beating of a city high school student.

Officers’ Polygraph Tests In Miles Case Obtained

KDKA—The KDKA Investigators have obtained the polygraph exams given to the three Pittsburgh police officers in the Jordan Miles case.

Officers In Jordan Miles Case Pass Polygraph Test

KDKA―The KDKA Investigators have learned that a federal grand jury will now investigate allegations of civil rights violations against honor student Jordan Miles.

Charges dropped: But police conduct is also at issue in the Miles case

Editorial, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette—Each disclosure in the case of high school student Jordan Miles raises new alarms.

Attorney: Beaten CAPA student passed lie detector test

Jill King Greenwood, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review—An honors student who says three Pittsburgh police officers beat him during an arrest outside his Homewood home took a polygraph test yesterday administered by the FBI and “passed with flying colors,” his attorney said.