Attorney General Holder to announce New Orleans police reforms | AP

Attorney General Eric Holder will announce a sweeping federal consent decree Tuesday to reform New Orleans's long-troubled police department.

A person with direct knowledge of the plan said the agreement between the Justice Department and the city will be signed and filed in federal court and Holder will speak in New Orleans. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the agreement had not yet been made public. Mayor Mitch Landrieu asked the Justice Department for the review in 2010. The mayor will join Holder for the announcement.

Read more via Yahoo News