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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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4th Circuit upholds Gun Trace Task Force convictions

A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday upheld the federal racketeering and robbery convictions and 18-year sentences of two former members of an elite Baltimore police unit, which was later shown to be comprised of corrupt officers who stole from those ...

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