This month marks five years since the Justice Department started monitoring the Baltimore police department after the uprising following Freddie Gray’s death. Thursday, all the parties involved met in person with the judge to give a status update on the progress the police department has made. After the uprisings following Freddie Gray’s death, a scathing federal report showed that officers routinely violated citizens’ rights – and in some cases, they did it while investigators were observing their actions.
Baltimore Police Department ‘Embraced Reform’ But Needs To Overcome Staffing Woes, DOJ Says In Consent Decree Progress Report
April 22, 2022