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  • Police union wants Rawlings-Blake investigated too

    The Baltimore Fraternal Order of Police said they welcome the Department of Justice's civil rights investigation of the police department - and want them to expand the review to include Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake.  In a statement posted on Twitter,...
  • Malik Shabazz defends activism; criticized as an 'interloper'

    Malik Shabazz defends activism; criticized as an 'interloper'
    Malik Shabazz knows that many don't want him here in Baltimore. And for them, he has bad news. "I'm here for the long haul," Shabazz told reporters Friday at a news conference after Baltimore City State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby announced that six...
  • Press Conference Live Stream: Department of Justice to investigate Baltimore police

    At a 10 am press conference, U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch will announce a civil rights investigation into the Baltimore Police Department's use of force. You can stream the press conference here:   Broadcast live streaming video on Ustream...
  • Maryland's senators support federal probe in Baltimore

    U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski said Thursday that she and other members of Maryland's congressional delegation support Baltimore's mayor in asking for a broad federal investigation of whether city police engage in discriminatory patterns or practices —...
  • Justice Department to investigate Baltimore police: sources

    Justice Department to investigate Baltimore police: sources
    U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch plans to launch a full-scale civil rights investigation into use of force by Baltimore police officers, according to sources with knowledge of the matter. The decision came as local officials pressed for the...
  • Justice Department to launch civil rights inquiry of Baltimore police, sources say

    Justice Department to launch civil rights inquiry of Baltimore police, sources say
    U.S. Atty. Gen. Loretta Lynch plans to launch a full-scale civil rights investigation into use of force by Baltimore police officers, according to sources with knowledge of the matter. The decision came as local officials pressed the Department of...
  • Latest on police-custody death: Body found near protests

    11:30 p.m. Baltimore police say they are investigating the suspicious death of a man whose body was found in a tractor-trailer cab parked less than a block from the scene of nightly protests over Freddie Gray's death. Spokesman Sgt. Jarron Jackson...
  • Baltimore mayor praised for seeking federal police probe

    Baltimore mayor praised for seeking federal police probe
    Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake is winning support from other public officials and praise from legal experts for asking the U.S. Justice Department to investigate her police department for discriminatory patterns or practices. After...
  • Connecting Baltimore police with the community

    Connecting Baltimore police with the community
    Now comes the hard part: Specifically and faithfully addressing the real problems. Let us start with just one. Problem: Too many Baltimore police officers do not know and understand the lives of those they are sworn to serve and protect, in part because...
  • Blame O'Malley for the Baltimore riots?

    Blame O'Malley for the Baltimore riots?
    Throughout the governorship of Martin O'Malley, I sat in the Judiciary Committee listening to citizens of Baltimore tell stories about how they were arrested for seemingly innocuous events. Citizens testified that many of these arrests occurred while...
  • Education and communication needed post Freddie Gray

    Education and communication needed post Freddie Gray
    In the aftermath of the events in Baltimore, many opportunities have arisen. One of the more significant consequences of these events has been the discussion of what the police can do in certain circumstances and what they cannot do. The awarding of a...