Police Brutality

Officer Wesley Cagle, Baltimore officer, Baltimore police

Officer Accused Of Shooting Suspect In Groin Is Out On Bail

Early Thursday a judge set bail for a Baltimore City Police Officer charged with attempted murder. The judge called the allegation against him “heinous and callous” after he allegedly shot a suspect, who wasn’t a threat,in the groin.

08/20/2015

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Attorneys Say Prosecutors Hid Evidence In Freddie Gray Case

Attorneys for the six police officers charged in Freddie Gray’s death say prosecutors steered investigators away from allegations about Gray’s behavior in past interactions with law enforcement.

08/07/2015

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DOJ To Conduct 18-Month Review Of Baltimore Police Dept.

Justice Department officials met with community members last night as part of a comprehensive analysis of city police and they got an earful.

04/17/2015

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Police Misconduct Legislation Fails In General Assembly

Baltimore’s mayor strikes out in Annapolis. She was pushing a pair of bills that would crack down on police misconduct.

04/13/2015

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Baltimore Police Launch Investigation Into New Brutality Claim

Baltimore police are investigating the actions of one of their officers after video shows the officer punching a man in the face before his arrest.

02/24/2015

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911 Dispatcher’s Social Media Post Causes Controversy

It was her personal Facebook account, but a screen shot of her fiery posting went viral.

12/23/2014

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Baltimore Mother Meets With President About Police Brutality

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.

12/10/2014

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Woman Who Shot Cell Phone Video Speaks To WJZ

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.

12/10/2014

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Cell Phone Footage Captures Alleged Altercation With Baltimore City Police

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.

12/09/2014

Protesters line up in front of the Ferguson police department on Oct. 13, 2014. Photo provided by Nicole Kirby.

Ferguson Protests Being Planned In Baltimore

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.

11/18/2014

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Baltimore Body Cameras Passed Despite Mayor’s Veto Vow

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.

11/18/2014

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Baltimore Mayor Calls City Council’s Body Camera Bill ‘Illegal’

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.

11/11/2014

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