The four Baltimore police officers who failed to recognize William H. Torbit Jr. as one of their own and shot him dead Jan. 9 refused to cooperate with an independent review board that released its report Thursday. But the public ...Read More »
A Baltimore police detective who shot three people in a two-year span is being sued by the family of his most recent shooting victim. Jemell L. Rayam, who drew Internal Affairs charges for a separate incident, is now facing a ...Read More »
When Jay G. Davidson wakes up on Labor Day Monday, the biggest test he’s ever prepared for will be over. And Davidson said he feels confident that he — and the rest of Baltimore Racing Development LLC — have done ...Read More »
Baltimore taxpayers have paid at least $16.8 million since July 2004 to settle lawsuits involving the city police department. The cases range from garden-variety policy misconduct to a $6 million settlement in the case of Jeffrey Alston, who was paralyzed ...Read More »
Facing tough questions about the cost of police misconduct litigation at a Baltimore City Council budget hearing Tuesday afternoon, Police Commissioner Frederick H. Bealefeld III suggested the department’s “unprecedented” and “unparalleled” training programs coupled with discipline for wayward officers is ...
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Two months into 2011, verdicts or settlements of lawsuits alleging misconduct by Baltimore police officers have cost the city more than $800,000. Settlements of such cases totaled more than $7.25 million from mid-2007 to mid-2010, and there were additional settlements ...
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