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Board of Estimates approves ‘spy plane’ program despite protests

Baltimore’s Board of Estimates narrowly approved a controversial surveillance plane program Wednesday despite complaints from the ACLU of Maryland and the NAACP that it is unconstitutional. Before the 3-2 vote, ACLU attorney David Rocah said it was “absurd” to consider ...

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Judge rules retired police, fire employees due damages for pension changes

A Baltimore judge ruled that retired and retirement-eligible police and firefighters are entitled to damages for the changes the city made to their pension system that eliminated a benefit. The local unions announced the decision Monday, saying in summary that the ...

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Baltimore police reduces officers assigned to ATF task force

The Baltimore Police Department has reduced the number of officers assigned to a Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives task force. The Baltimore Sun reports the department provided little insight Monday into why six officers were reassigned from the task force. ...

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Judge finds probable cause for GTTF arrest, grants judgment for officers in lawsuit

A Baltimore judge granted summary judgment for two former Gun Trace Task Force officers late Friday, finding they had probable cause to arrest a man for possession of a gun he claims was planted. Judge Wanda Keyes Heard had heard arguments ...

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