Federal Judge Overseeing Baltimore Police Cautions Against Defunding Department For NowA federal judge overseeing the Baltimore City Police Department said Friday new police reform align with calls to defund the police.
Baltimore Announces Major Reforms To Police Search, Arrest Policies As Maryland Considers Banning No-Knock Warrants, ChokeholdsBaltimore City’s police commissioner announced new reforms Wednesday including revised policies on how officers stop, arrest and search citizens.
New BPD Commissioner Harrison Attends First Judicial Review Of Consent Decree ReformThe riots following the death of Freddie Gray while in police custody launched a federal investigation into the Baltimore Police Department.
Police Advocacy Group Calls Baltimore Consent Decree HarmfulA police advocacy group has asked the Trump administration to modify the Baltimore police consent decree, saying it "does a tremendous amount of harm."
New Top Cop Nominee Reportedly Agrees To Stay For Duration Of Consent DecreeSoon-to-be acting police commissioner Michael Harrison was not in federal court Thursday, but the city's next top cop quickly became the top topic anyway.
Community Advocate Joins Baltimore Police Monitoring TeamBaltimore has a new lead community liaison for the monitoring team overseeing the federal consent decree mandating the reform of the city's police department.
Judge Holds Progress Hearing On Federally Mandated Baltimore Policing ReformsBaltimore officials and police were in a hearing Thursday about progress in the city's agreement with the justice department to reform the way the department operates.
Baltimore Police Union President Asks For Resignation Of Committee Oversight Task Force MemberThere's more fallout following a tense encounter between the now former chair of the Community Oversight Task Force and a Baltimore City Police sergeant last month.
Judge Set To Hold Hearing On Baltimore Police Consent DecreeA federal judge in Baltimore has scheduled the first public hearing to review the city's progress toward compliance with a consent decree that mandates reforms within the police department.
Baltimore PD Officials In Charge Of Reform, Implementing Consent Decree ResignThe two highest-ranking Baltimore Police Department officials in charge of implementing the city’s consent decree have resigned.
Baltimore Judge Selects Monitor To Oversee Police ReformsA Baltimore judge has signed off on a monitor to oversee an agreement between the U.S. Department of Justice and the Baltimore Police Department.
NAACP Expresses Concerns Over Selection Of Consent Decree MembersThe NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund is asking for a more diverse monitoring team to oversee an agreement to overhaul Baltimore's troubled police department.
Baltimore Mayor, DOJ Submit Pick For Consent Decree MonitorBaltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh, along with the police department and the U.S. Department of Justice, submitted a joint recommendation of a team to oversee a court-enforceable agreement to overhaul the city's troubled police department.