Baltimore Police Department 'Embraced Reform' But Needs To Overcome Staffing Woes, DOJ Says In Consent Decree Progress ReportEven though the Baltimore Police Department has made progress in many crucial categories, getting and keeping officers remain a problem.
Cycle Of Crime In Baltimore Highlights BPD Shortcomings, Judge SaysThe recent murders of Officer Keona Holley and a Safe Streets worker are signs that Baltimore continues to confront “deeply serious” crime and policing issues that have been facilitated by a police department in need of reform, according to U.S. District Court Judge James Bredar.
Judge Overseeing Consent Decree Praises BPD's Stable Leadership Despite Frustrations Over Lack Of ResultsA federal judge said he's frustrated with the lack of progress he's seeing three-and-a-half years into a federal consent decree mandating an array of improvements and reforms within the Baltimore Police Department.
Latest Baltimore Police Recruits Meet Commissioner As They Near End Of TrainingA new class of recruits for the Baltimore Police Department met their soon-to-be boss Monday afternoon.
Want To Know More About The Consent Decree? Baltimore Police Holding Public BriefingFor anyone wanting to know more about the consent decree and what progress has been made to reform the Baltimore Police Department, there will be public briefings starting in May.
Baltimore Mayor Names Ex-Police Compliance Leader As AdviserThe attorney who steered the Baltimore Police Department's consent decree compliance efforts before resigning last year has been named of Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh's top criminal justice advisers.
Baltimore To Name New Panel For Police Disciplinary TrialsAttorneys for the city of Baltimore have agreed to replace the board of outside law enforcement officials to preside over upcoming disciplinary trials of three police officers in the arrest of Freddie Gray.
2 Dozen Teams Apply To Monitor Baltimore Police ReformsTwenty-six teams have applied to be an independent monitor over police reforms in Baltimore.
Days Removed From 2nd Anniversary Of Freddie Gray's Death, Baltimore Takes Big Step Toward Police ReformToday, Mayor Catherine E. Pugh announced the launch of the Baltimore Consent Decree website.
Judge Approves Baltimore PD-DOJ Consent Decree, Denies DOJ's Request For DelayU.S. District Judge James Bredar has approved the consent decree between the Baltimore Police Department and the Department of Justice.
Trump Administration Has 'Grave Concerns' About Obama-Era Baltimore PD Overhaul ProposalBaltimore residents are in a federal courtroom in Baltimore for a hearing on a proposed agreement to overhaul the police department.
Judge Denies DOJ Request To Postpone Consent Decree HearingA judge has denied the U.S. Justice Department’s request to postpone hearing on the proposal to overhaul the Baltimore Police Department.
BPD Commissioner 'Disappointed' By Consent Decree DelayBaltimore's mayor and police chief were surprised by the Justice Department's sudden request Monday for more time to examine a consent decree.
Justice Dept. Seeks Pause On Consent Decree With BaltimoreThe Justice Department is requesting a 90-day continuance of a hearing this week on its proposed court-enforceable consent decree with the Baltimore police department.
DOJ: Reforms In Baltimore Will Withstand Presidential ChangeMayor Catherine Pugh says she's confident Baltimore can afford to implement the police reforms outlined in a proposed consent decree.