Despite command shake-ups that have roiled the already troubled Baltimore Police Department, top officials say the force is adhering to the reform schedule set under its consent decree with the U.S. Department of Justice.Read More »
The federal judge overseeing Baltimore’s consent decree with the Department of Justice pressed the need Friday for long-term, measurable solutions to systemic problems in the Baltimore Police Department. “Short-term solutions is not what this court supervision process is about,” U.S. ...
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The monitoring team overseeing the reform of the Baltimore Police Department will focus on reviewing and revising policies and procedures in its first year, according to a draft plan released Monday. The policies scheduled for review include use of force; ...Read More »
A Baltimore judge tasked with determining whether to allow a lawsuit over the mass arrest of protesters at last year’s Artscape to go forward will consider the U.S. Department of Justice findings report and consent decree which describe police actions ...Read More »
As Baltimore native Andre M. Davis watched the city negotiate a consent decree with the U.S. Department of Justice in the waning days of the Obama administration, he was thinking about a job opportunity he had recently turned down: running ...Read More »
Open Society Institute-Baltimore provided a $300,000 grant to the Baltimore Police Department for two staff positions that will help the department meet its obligations under the federal consent decree. The grant will pay for an organizational development adviser, who will assist ...Read More »