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Baltimore police chief: Focus on reforms, building trust

The U.S. Department of Justice on Wednesday released a scathing report detailing racial discrimination, excessive force and rampant abuse within the Baltimore Police Department. Commissioner Kevin Davis told The Associated Press in an interview Thursday that he will focus on ...

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Baltimore attorneys see vindication, recognition of problems in DOJ report

The Justice Department’s blistering report on the Baltimore Police Department’s practices has brought national attention to the ways officers systematically violated the rights of citizens. But for attorneys representing those citizens in civil lawsuits against police, the conclusions were not ...

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Justice Department report critical of zero-tolerance policing

WASHINGTON — To supporters, zero-tolerance policing has long represented a logical crime-fighting approach: Crack down on minor infractions before they mushroom into more serious and disruptive violence. But a scathing federal government report on the Baltimore Police Department suggests the ...

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DOJ preparing to announce findings on Baltimore police force

The Justice Department is expected to announce Wednesday the findings of a yearlong investigation into possible unconstitutional practices at the Baltimore police force, according to an official familiar with the probe. The report, which examined how officers used force and ...

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Freddie Gray officers’ defamation suits against Mosby likely to be consolidated

Lawsuits filed against Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby by five of the six officers charged in connection with the death of Freddie Gray will likely be consolidated in federal court after being assigned to a judge for coordination. Lt. ...

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With charges dropped, Freddie Gray officers turn attention to civil cases

Though criminal proceedings against the six officers charged in connection with the death of Freddie Gray have concluded, five of them will continue waging a legal battle – this time as plaintiffs. Lt. Brian Rice, Sgt. Alicia White and Officers ...

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