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Judge: Baltimore is ‘ground zero’ for police reforms

U.S. District Chief Judge James K. Bredar

The Baltimore Police Department might finally be on its way toward implementing reforms required under an agreement it reached with the federal government to end unconstitutionally excessive tactics, the federal judge overseeing the three-year old accord said Thursday. Chief U.S. ...

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ACLU seeks expedited review of Baltimore aerial surveillance ruling

A screen shot of how the surveillance technology tracks an individual's movement via aerial cameras. (Submitted Photo)

Saying time is of the essence when the Constitution is at stake, civil rights groups are urging a federal appeals court to expedite consideration of whether the Baltimore Police Department’s use of aerial surveillance to fight crime in the city ...

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Man accused of shooting Baltimore police officer charged

A man accused of shooting a Baltimore officer while evading a traffic stop was charged with attempted murder Monday, according to authorities. Baltimore police and members of the U.S. Marshals Task Force took Antonio Oliver Janifer, 28, into custody in ...

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Baltimore police identify suspect in shooting of officer

Baltimore Police Commissioner Michael Harrison discusses his plan for crime reduction at the Greater Baltimore Committee on Wednesday. (Submitted photo)

Police in Baltimore on Wednesday identified a man believed to have shot an officer a day earlier after evading a traffic stop. An arrest warrant has been issued for Baltimore resident Antonio Oliver Janifer, who authorities said should be considered ...

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Judge dismisses counts, keeps potential claim against city in GTTF suit

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A federal judge dismissed portions of a man’s lawsuit against former Gun Trace Task Force members Tuesday but preserved a claim that the city is liable for allowing the Baltimore Police Department to develop a culture of violating citizens’ rights. ...

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