Baltimore Police Department
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.
Federal prosecutors announced an indictment Wednesday against seven Baltimore police officers charged with racketeering crimes including stealing money and faking reports.
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.
Mosby called for system reform after the failure to find any criminal involvement in Gray's death. "We know that Freddie Gray did not kill himself," she contended.
T.J. Smith, a department spokesperson, told NBC News a motive was unavailable at the time of reporting. The names of the responding officers and the suspect were not made public.
We opened the phone lines to get Baltimore's reaction and the first person who called in was a black Baltimore police officer...
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.
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.
On April 12, 2015, Gray, 25, was arrested and died a week later from complications relating to a spinal cord injury after riding in the back of a police van.
The highest court in the state of Maryland ordered Thursday that the trials for officers involved in the Freddie Gray case be delayed after agreeing to hear appeals from five of the six officers in the matter, reports The Baltimore Sun . In a case already comprised of several moving parts, the order from the court […]
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