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Baltimore poised to settle another GTTF evidence-planting lawsuit

The Baltimore Police Department says it is seeing success with its Crisis Response Team since its inception nearly six months ago. (Chelsea Jones/Capital News Service file photo.)

Baltimore's Board of Estimates will vote on a six-figure settlement to end a civil rights lawsuit stemming from allegations that members of the corrupt Gun Trace Task Force planted a gun on a man.

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Baltimore Police Department faces 2 new lawsuits tied to discredited officers

Baltimore is facing two new federal lawsuits alleging evidence planting by discredited police officers, including a former detective who is serving 18 years in prison for crimes committed on the job. The suits illustrate the continuing fallout from the widespread ...

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Md. high court to weigh if fleeing Black man gives police reasonable suspicion

The Baltimore Police Department says it is seeing success with its Crisis Response Team since its inception nearly six months ago. (Chelsea Jones/Capital News Service file photo.)

Maryland’s top court will weigh whether a Black man’s speedy departure upon seeing Baltimore police in a high-crime area gives officers reasonable suspicion of criminal activity to stop him.

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Baltimore police detective faces trial on charges he planted BB gun, lied on warrants

The Baltimore Police Department says it is seeing success with its Crisis Response Team since its inception nearly six months ago. (Chelsea Jones/Capital News Service file photo.)

A former Baltimore police sergeant admitted to on-the-job misconduct and crime stretching back decades Tuesday as he testified in federal court against an ex-colleague on trial for conspiracy and falsifying records. This week’s trial against the defendant, Detective Robert Hankard, ...

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UB Law launching Center for Criminal Justice Reform with event examining Gun Trace Task Force

The University of Baltimore Center for Criminal Justice Reform's first event will examine a recently released investigation into the disgraced Gun Trace Task Force unit of the Baltimore Police Department.

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