Police brutality has become a hot button issue nationwide. Wednesday night, a Baltimore mother and others took the fight for change right to the top: the group is in Washington DC to meet with President Barack Obama.
Cell phone video captured intense moments between a woman recording an arrest and a Baltimore City police office her attorneys say use offensive language towards the woman; they also say she was Tasered two times. Now we hear for the first time the woman’s account of that night and her demand for the officers to be fired.
A disturbing video shows another possible case of police brutality at the ends of Baltimore City police. The incident happened in March and it is hard to watch.
There are new warnings from the FBI for police around the country to prepare in case protests over a grand jury’s discussion in the Ferguson case turn violent.
The Baltimore City Council has passed a bill to make city police officers wear body cameras despite the mayor’s warning that she will veto it.
Members of Baltimore City Council moves forward with a bill that would require all of Baltimore’s nearly 3,000 police officers to wear body cameras, but the decision comes with backlash from the mayor.
Caught on camera repeatedly punching a man, a Baltimore City police officer now faces criminal charges.
Dozens of people rallied in front of City Hall to protest incidents of police brutality. Among the crowd were mothers and family members who have lost loved ones at the hands of police.
Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has announced that a working group will assess the potential use of body cameras for police in the city.
In light of the number of police brutality cases, the Baltimore City police department could be under the microscope of the Department of Justice after a letter asks for a full review by the attorney general.
New details are released in the case of alleged brutality at the hands of police. Cell phone cameras caught the brutal beating of a man who claims excessive force.
The allegations revealed in a Baltimore Sun investigation. They involve people who suffered broken bones, head trauma and even death—allegedly after altercations with city police.