Judge James K. Bredar ruled Friday for a consent decree allowing the overhauling of the Baltimore Police Department after a scathing 2016 Department of Justice report revealed officers operated with racial bias and used excessive force disproportionately on African Americans.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department late Monday asked a federal judge for more time to “review and assess” a proposed agreement to overhaul the Baltimore Police Department, saying it needed to determine how it might interfere with Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ new focus on fighting violent crime. The request for a 90-day continuance came […]
A museum will also go alongside the memorial to trace the country's history from slavery to present day. The structure is slated to open in April 2017.
Ayear after Freddie Gray‘s death while in police custody, the Justice Department released a scathing report proving the Baltimore Police Department purposely targets the city’s Black population. In the 163-page report released on Wednesday, investigators pinpointed just how the department violated the rights of the people its officers are sworn to protect. Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby […]
Based on Judge Williams' ruling, prosecutors failed to prove that Rice acted negligently and knew of the risks associated with not securing Gray's seatbelt during his arrest on April 12, 2015.
Prosecutors allege Lt. Brian Rice failed to secure Gray's seat belt in the back of the van during his arrest. Gray died a week later after sustaining a fatal neck injury.
Judge Barry Williams declared Officer Goodson not guilty of second-degree depraved murder on Thursday.
Goodson faces the most serious charges in the Freddie Gray trial, including second-degree “depraved-heart” murder, manslaughter, assault, misconduct in office, and reckless endangerment charges. He opted for a bench trial in early June.
A report released Monday revealed that the Baltimore Police Department was ill-prepared to respond to protests and riots in the wake of Freddie Gray’s death. According to The…
Baltimore Police say Damon Jennings was last seen leaving a restaurant in Baltimore County at around 11 p.m. on Oct. 16.
UPDATE: 11:00 AM EST U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch on Friday announced a Department of Justice civil pattern and practice investigation into the Baltimore Police…