Baltimore Reaches Deal With Justice Department On Police Reform
One year ago - By The Huffington Post
The U.S. Justice Department and Baltimore officials have reached a deal for sweeping reforms to the majority-black city's police department after a federal review found officers routinely violated residents' civil rights, officials said on Wednesday.
Baltimore, which was torn by rioting in 2015 over the death of a black man in police custody, and the Justice Department had been in talks for months over reforms to the 2,600-officer department that would be overseen by an independent monitor.
Attorney General Loretta Lynch and Mayor Catherine Pugh will hold a news conference in Balti
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Baltimore, US to announce details of police reform decree
One year ago - By News OK
BALTIMORE - The city of Baltimore and the U.S. Justice Department have reached agreement on a consent decree that will require the city to reform its police department.
Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh and U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced a joint news conference to describe the details of the decree at City Hall on Thursday morning, after a city spending board meets to approve the deal.
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Baltimore reaches agreement with DOJ over police reforms - mayor's office
One year ago - By RT
Baltimore and the US Department of Justice have reached a deal on a consent decree to reform the city's police department after it was found to have systemic issues involving use of excessive force and civil rights abuses.
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