Having weathered two all-night curfews with no major disturbances, Baltimore officials are now trying to manage growing expectations they will immediately decide whether to prosecute six police officers involved in the arrest of a black man who later died of injuries he apparently received while in custody.
A spokesman for the Baltimore Police Department says that a report will not be issued Friday.
The city is waking up after the first night of curfew following Monday’s night of unrest.
When police spotted Freddie Gray and he took off running through his Baltimore neighborhood, officers made a split-second decision to give chase, setting in motion his death in custody and rioting in the streets.
President Barack Obama said the Baltimore riots show that police departments need to hold officers accountable for wrongdoing “instead of just the closing-ranks approach that all too often we see.”
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Thousands attended a funeral for a man who died after suffering a severe spinal injury in police custody.
The Baltimore Police Department has received information that a number of Baltimore area gangs have joined forces to “take out” officers.
Family and friends rally for police in Annapolis Sunday, one day after violent protests broke out in Baltimore that left six officers injured.
City Officials pleaded for peace following a violent night in Baltimore.
Baltimore’s mayor and police commissioner came in making big promises to the inner-city residents and police who spent decades staring each other down in neighborhoods ravaged by crack and heroin. But with each death of a black man in custody, their efforts to overcome mistrust have hit hard walls of skepticism and outrage.
Baltimore police come forward with new video and new information about Freddie Gray’s arrest.