Justice Dept. to announce review of San Francisco's police department

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Posted: Jan 31, 2016 11:43 PM

(Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice said on Sunday it was set to announce a "comprehensive review" of the San Francisco Police Department.

Acting U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of California Brian Stretch and Ronald Davis, the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Community Oriented Policing Services Director, would hold a news conference in San Francisco on Monday at 2 p.m. PST (1.00 p.m. EDT), it said in a statement.

The statement provided no details about the nature or reason for the investigation.

San Francisco's Mayor Edwin Lee and police chief Greg Suhr were also slated to attend, the statement said.

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(Reporting by Chris Michaud; Editing by Paul Tait)