Police unions oppose Obama-era reform efforts and announced support for the Trump rollbacks.
GOP Attorney General Jeff Sessions furthered this pro-police agenda by levying a war on reforms started by the Obama administration
Attorney General Jeff Sessions orders a review of police reform consent decrees.
The U.S. Department of Justice on Tuesday closed a probe prompted by the April 2015 death of Freddie Gray. It concluded Baltimore police officers regularly violate the constitutional rights of Black residents through the use of excessive force, unlawful searches and arrests, and racial discrimination.
Lawsuits filed by Baltimore police officers against Baltimore State Attorney Marilyn Mosby must be dismissed, according to the law. The United States Supreme Court ruled that prosecutors acting within the scope of their duties in pursuing criminal prosecution are immune from civil suits. The role of a prosecutor in a criminal case is to seek justice and […]
Baltimore County Police officials have not identified the officer who fatally shot Korryn Gaines. They have safety concerns for the officer.
Officer Caesar Goodson, the Baltimore Police officer and van driver accused of giving a “rough ride” that killed Freddie Gray, was found not guilty by Judge Barry Williams on Thursday. Goodson faced the most serious charges of the six Baltimore officers charged in the arrest and death of Freddie Gray. He was found not guilty […]
Officer Goodson -- who faces second-degree depraved heart murder as well as manslaughter, assault, misconduct in office and reckless endangerment charges -- was responsible for getting him to a hospital, Porter said.
Judge Barry Williams granted a request from Officer Edward Nero's lawyers to waive his right to a jury in a pre-trial hearing.
The teen shot by Baltimore police while carrying a BB gun has been identified. He's recovering from two non-threatening gunshot wounds.
A Baltimore police officer shot a 13-year-old boy carrying a BB gun that looked exactly like a semi-automatic weapon. He's expected to survive his injuries.
Police spokesman T.J. Smith said the department found that criminal charges against the teenager "were not appropriate in this situation." The incident is under investigation by the department.