BALTIMORE (AP) — Some Baltimore police accountability activists say they’ll protest former Gov. Martin O’Malley’s announcement of a possible presidential bid in the city Saturday morning.

Duane Davis of Baltimore Bloc said Thursday that police brutality flourished under O’Malley’s “zero-tolerance” law enforcement policies during his seven years as mayor. Davis traces the death of Freddie Gray, who suffered a fatal injury in police custody, to O’Malley’s policies.

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O’Malley has responded to such criticism in the weeks since Gray died April 19. He says Baltimore is safer now than it was in 1999, when he was elected mayor.

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Davis says the protesters plan to march from O’Malley’s event on Federal Hill toward City Hall. They plan to counter another planned demonstration in support of police.

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