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Baltimore police repeatedly punch man in the head in shocking VIDEO

Shocking footage of a Baltimore City police officer repeatedly punching a man in the head has whipped up outrage and resulted in the officer being swiftly suspended. The punch up took place on Monument Street in east Baltimore on Saturday and video of the incident was shared on Instagram. It shows officer Arthur Williams and […]

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Public outrage as top Baltimore cop charged with tax evasion

The resignation of the Baltimore Police Commissioner, charged by federal prosecutors for failing to file federal tax returns, has sparked fierce public debate over how the issue has been handled and the mayor’s credibility. The 53-year-old commissioner, Darryl De Sousa, left the office after a mere four months into the job. De Sousa was suspended […]

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Baltimore passes 100 homicides this year, mayor blames gun makers

A 16-year-old boy gunned down on a basketball court was the 100th homicide of 2018 in Baltimore, Maryland. As the city struggles to maintain order, Mayor Catherine Pugh blames gun companies for the violence. The teenager, who reportedly went by the name of Streetz or Jordan, was shot near a basketball court in the southwest […]

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Baltimore officers ‘played both cops & robbers’ in Gun Task Force corruption scandal

Two Baltimore, Maryland police detectives were convicted of racketeering and robbery after drug dealers testified they used seized weapons to steal narcotics. Prosecutors accused the officers of playing “both cops and robbers.” Officers Daniel Hersl and Marcus Taylor, once members of Baltimore Police Department’s Gun Trace Task Force, were found guilty by a jury on […]

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Caught on bodycam: Baltimore cop indicted for planting drugs

As crime-ridden Baltimore continues its mission to “rebuild community trust” in law enforcement, a police officer is indicted by a grand jury for allegedly planting drugs during an arrest, as seen on bodycam video. Pinheiro was charged on Tuesday with misconduct and fabricating evidence in connection with the body camera video after Baltimore City State’s […]

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FBI takes lead in Baltimore detective fatal shooting investigation

Published time: 1 Dec, 2017 22:19 The FBI is taking over the investigation of the fatal shooting of a Baltimore homicide detective, Sean Suiter. He was killed with his own gun after approaching a suspicious man in a vacant lot one day before he was due to testify about police corruption. Baltimore Police Commissioner Kevin […]

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Baltimore police dismiss cop-on-cop murder rumors encircling detective’s death

Baltimore homicide detective Sean Suiter was set to testify against fellow officers before being shot in the head and killed while on duty. Now the police department is reassuring the public that the killing was not part of a conspiracy among cops. Baltimore police pushed back against swirling theories accusing Suiter’s partner of playing a […]

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5th Baltimore cop cleared of all charges relating to death of Freddie Gray

Published time: 17 Nov, 2017 19:50 Another police officer has been cleared of all administrative charges connected to the 2015 arrest and death of Freddie Gray in Baltimore, Maryland. Protests over the death escalated into a riot and prompted questions about racist policing. Lieutenant Brian Rice was found not guilty by a three-member panel of […]

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