As social media grows, with new platforms for communication springing up yearly, social media stalking also grows in numbers. Stalking of any kind is not limited to civilians - an Ocean County grand jury has indicted Brick Township police officer Justin Delaney on official misconduct charges for allegedly harassing a former girlfriend via Instagram and Facebook between November 2012 and May 2013.
The Newark Police Department, New Jersey's largest department, is a thousand-member force that patrols one of the Northeast's most violent cities. This NJPD will be placed under federal oversight, and court-ordered reform, for violating its residents' civil rights by:
In 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court took historic steps in two civil rights cases.