White and Porter are the third and fourth officers to receive backpay, after three officers were previously acquitted and charges against the remaining officers were dropped in Freddie Gray's death.
"I would much rather prefer a judge render a not guilty verdict than to drop charges, because at some point cops have to fully go through the system and not get off in a partial way."
In the suit, the officers claim that Mosby and Cogen were aware the statement of charges filed against the officers and other statements Mosby made at a May 1, 2015 news conference announcing the charges "were false."
Porter's lawyers are pushing back against the motion, as they're afraid that the officer can incriminate himself while on the bench.
An appeals court has paused the trial to finish deciding on whether another one of the five other officers that was involved with Gray's death will have to testify.
Jury selection in Baltimore police officer Caesar Goodson's trial is set to begin on Monday in the Freddie Gray case.
The retrial for Officer William Porter is set to begin June 13, a date that follows the trials of the other five officers involved in the incident that left the 25-year-old Baltimore man dead.
Closing statements were heard Monday, leading the jury into deliberations to determine the fate of William Porter, one of six Baltimore officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray.
Testimony during the trial of Baltimore officer William Porter on Friday revealed Freddie Gray’s pleas for medical attention were ignored. CNN reports prosecutors played a tape that showed Porter’s versions of the April 12 arrest in court for the first time on Friday. When Porter was asked about his interaction in the van with Gray, he […]
The presence of a predominately African-American jury in the first case against a Baltimore police officer involved in the death of Freddie Gray may help expose the strained relationship between the city’s residents and law enforcement. While Officer William Porter’s trial began Wednesday, potential jurors were previously asked public and private questions by Judge Barry G. Williams about the […]
The six Baltimore police officers involved in the death of Freddie Gray will go to trial, after a judge denied a motion to drop the charges