A Baltimore, Md. police officer has been placed on suspension in response to a video of the cop brutally beating a man for allegedly refusing to show his identification, And, irony of ironies, the city has refused to identify the police officer.
Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby charged six police officers in the 2015 death of Freddie Gray. Five of those officers filed a lawsuit against her, alleging malicious prosecution. On Monday, a federal appeals court blocked that lawsuit, preventing it from moving forward.
My son is only 5 years old and we’ve already had “the talk.” I can recall being a little older when my grandfather, a probation officer, had the same talk with me. It’s the same talk that has been given time and again in black families following the deaths of Eric Garner, Terence Crutcher and Michael Brown, all…
In 2010, Baltimore resident Jovonne Walker was a party planner and a nurse. She and her husband, Jamal, planned three parties over one weekend and had $43,000 in cash on hand that her husband was taking to the bank around 11 a.m. As Jamal stopped to talk to his friends, Baltimore City Sgt. Wayne Jenkins and his…
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After nearly three weeks of testimony and two days of deliberation, a federal jury on Monday found two Baltimore police detectives guilty of racketeering and robbery. The cases against them were made as part of an ongoing investigation into corruption and rogue officers on the already heavily criticized police force.
In April 2016, a 13-year-old boy was shot by officers of the Baltimore Police Department. The boy ran when faced with the police, so they gave chase. During the chase, the police spotted the boy holding a gun, and when he turned, they shot the teenager. The youngster wasn’t critically injured, and it seemed like an…
Even in death, there is no real justice for Freddie Gray. Baltimore Police Officer Caesar Goodson Jr.—who was driving the van in which Gray suffered fatal spinal cord injuries in April 2015—was found not guilty Tuesday of all 21 administrative charges that were filed against him.
Two Baltimore police officers have accepted “minor disciplinary action” for their part in the 2015 arrest of Freddie Gray, who died after being severely injured while in police custody.
The U.S. Department of Justice announced Tuesday that it will not be filing federal civil rights charges against any of the Baltimore police officers involved in the death of Freddie Gray, who died while in police custody.
Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby has identified at least 43 cases that will be dismissed after a police officer basically admitted to faking a police video, leaving many people wondering, “Damn, are there any criminals in Baltimore, or are B-more cops out on the streets making their own episodes of The…
Baltimore police have once again gotten their hands caught in the proverbial cookie jar—that is, on video—“manufacturing evidence,” as dozens of cases are being dismissed by the state’s attorney in the wake of a similar, initial video.
Marilyn Mosby is under fire. On May 17, a coalition of law-enforcement officers, attorneys and community officials formed a super PAC dedicated to ousting Mosby from her position as Baltimore City state’s attorney, according to the Baltimore Sun.
The Freddie Gray case lives on with the Baltimore Police Department’s decision to bring internal charges against five of the six officers involved in the case, with at least three of them also facing termination.
When the city of Baltimore reached its agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice on the terms of a legally binding consent decree, one of the things the city promised to do was make improvements to its Civilian Review Board, an independent oversight committee made up of city residents.
A federal judge on Wednesday guaranteed that Baltimore residents will get to have their say on the proposed consent decree between the city and the U.S. Department of Justice by denying a Trump administration request that the hearing be delayed for at least 90 days.
Updated Monday, March 13, 2017, 11:30 a.m. EDT: The Baltimore Police Department has reported that Kennedi High, an autistic 16-year-old girl who went missing last week, has been located and is being reunited with her family.
The U.S. Department of Justice and the city of Baltimore announced Thursday that they have reached an agreement on a court-enforceable consent decree that will bring sweeping reforms to the Baltimore Police Department.
The city of Baltimore and the U.S. Department of Justice have come to terms on policing reforms that will be part of a formal consent decree pending approval by the city’s spending panel Thursday. A U.S. District Court judge will also have to approve the consent decree before it becomes binding, the Baltimore Sun…
A Baltimore police lieutenant has been suspended after sending an email to the city's entire police force calling members of the Black Lives Matter movement "thugs," ABC2 reports.