United States v. Johnson, 1:12cv1349.

Decision Date07 August 2015
Docket NumberNo. 1:12cv1349.,1:12cv1349.
Citation122 F.Supp.3d 272
CourtU.S. District Court — Middle District of North Carolina
Parties UNITED STATES of America, Plaintiff, v. Terry S. JOHNSON, in his official capacity as Alamance County Sheriff, Defendant.

122 F.Supp.3d 272

UNITED STATES of America, Plaintiff,
v.
Terry S. JOHNSON, in his official capacity as Alamance County Sheriff, Defendant.

No. 1:12cv1349.

United States District Court, M.D. North Carolina.

Signed Aug. 7, 2015.


122 F.Supp.3d 280

Michael J. Songer, Anika Gzifa, Jude Volek, Silvia J. Dominguez–Reese, Timothy Mygatt, United States Department of Justice, Washington, DC, for Plaintiff.

S.C. Kitchen, Karlene S. Turrentine, Turrentine Law Firm, PLLC, Raleigh, NC, for Defendant.

MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER

THOMAS D. SCHROEDER, District Judge.

TABLE OF CONTENTS
I. FINDINGS OF FACT 282
A. Alamance County 282
1. Population and Demographics of Alamance County 282
2. Law Enforcement Challenges in Alamance County 283
B. ACSO and Sheriff Johnson 285
1. The Introduction and Implementation of ICE's 287(g) Program in Alamance County 285
a. 287(g) Program's TFO 286
b. Termination of TFO Position 289
c. Gun Permit Investigations 290
d. ACSO's Processing and Booking Procedures 291
e. Fairness Alamance 294
2. ACSO Arrest Policy and Practice 295
3. Orders to Target Hispanics 297
4. ACSO Checkpoint Policy and Implementation 298
5. ACSO's Stops and Searches 302
a. Particular Stops 302
b. Statistical Evidence 304
i. Dr. John Lamberth 304
ii. Dr. John MacDonald 307
(a) Post–Stop Outcome Study 309
(b) "Hit–Rate" Study 310
iii. Officer Mark Dockery and ACSO Data on Searches Not Incident to Arrest 311
iv. Dr. David Banks 312
(a) ACSO's Checkpoint Siting 313
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