Join Our Text Club To Get The Latest Breaking News On Your Phone. Text WOLB to 71007 to join! Baltimore City Police Department is short-staffed. According to several Baltimore City Council members who met with police in a public forum at City Hall on Wednesday night, the patrol division is operating at a 68 percent […]
Join Our Text Club To Get The Latest Breaking News On Your Phone. Text WOLB to 71007 to join! Michael S. Harrison, the new candidate for Baltimore City Police Commissioner, is hitting the road on a citywide tour starting next week. Community meetings will be held in each of the nine police districts starting Monday […]
Judge James K. Bredar ruled Friday for a consent decree allowing the overhauling of the Baltimore Police Department after a scathing 2016 Department of Justice report revealed officers operated with racial bias and used excessive force disproportionately on African Americans.
A museum will also go alongside the memorial to trace the country's history from slavery to present day. The structure is slated to open in April 2017.
Foxbaltimore.com reports that the Baltimore Police Department is the subject of another federal complaint, this one related to its use of a portable technology that mimics cell towers to locate suspects and their cell phones. On Tuesday, civil rights groups called on the Federal Communications Commission to intervene in the city’s operation of such devices, […]
Ayear after Freddie Gray‘s death while in police custody, the Justice Department released a scathing report proving the Baltimore Police Department purposely targets the city’s Black population. In the 163-page report released on Wednesday, investigators pinpointed just how the department violated the rights of the people its officers are sworn to protect. Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby […]
Authorities say they were forced to fire at Gaines after she pointed her gun at them, threatening to kill. Officers, whose names have not been released, fired one shot, missing Gaines. She then fired back twice in retaliation, and was fatally struck by three bullets.
We opened the phone lines to get Baltimore's reaction and the first person who called in was a black Baltimore police officer...
Prosecutors allege Lt. Brian Rice failed to secure Gray's seat belt in the back of the van during his arrest. Gray died a week later after sustaining a fatal neck injury.
With the outcome so far of the Freddie Gray case, it’s pretty clear that the Police policies need to be updated. During a Press Conference yesterday, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings Blake, Police Commisioner Kevin Davis and other members of the Department of Justice, issued the new “use of force” policy that goes into effect on July […]