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WBAL-TV Baltimore
Man found dead in Southeast BaltimoreA 44-year-old man was found dead from gunshot wounds Friday night in Baltimore,
Man found dead in Southeast Baltimore
WBAL-TV Baltimore / Posted an hour ago
A 44-year-old man was found dead from gunshot wounds Friday night in Baltimore, police said. Michael Thompson was found around 6 p.m. in a home in the 800 block of South Clinton Street. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Homicide detectives are... Read more
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WBAL-TV Baltimore
Man killed in West Baltimore stabbingA 29-year-old woman was taken into custody after a man was stabbed and killed e
Man killed in West Baltimore stabbing
WBAL-TV Baltimore / Posted an hour ago
A 29-year-old woman was taken into custody after a man was stabbed and killed early Saturday morning in West Baltimore, police said. Daymar Rodgers, 37, was stabbed around 3 a.m. in the 1600 block of Moreland Avenue. He was taken to University of... Read more
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Daily Mail
Baltimore attorneys reviewing 2,000 stingray casesBaltimore attorneys reviewing 2,000 cases where police secretly used covert cel
Baltimore attorneys reviewing 2,000 stingray cases
Daily Mail / Posted 17 hours ago
Baltimore attorneys reviewing 2,000 cases where police secretly used covert cell phone tracking devices to catch petty criminals Defense lawyers are asking to 'throw out' cases where stingray was used Baltimore police have used the covert device... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Charges dropped against former lead detective in Phylicia Barnes caseBaltimore State's Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby dropped the remaining charge agains
Charges dropped against former lead detective in Phylicia Barnes case
Baltimore Sun / Posted 17 hours ago
Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby dropped the remaining charge against the former lead detective in the Phylicia Barnes murder case, who had been accused of assaulting people after forcing his way into a home in a search for his missing... Read more
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The Register
Baltimore lawyers vow to review 2,000 FBI Stingray snoop casesDefense attorneys in Baltimore, US, are planning to reexamine 2,000 police arre
Baltimore lawyers vow to review 2,000 FBI Stingray snoop cases
The Register / Posted 21 hours ago
Defense attorneys in Baltimore, US, are planning to reexamine 2,000 police arrests made with the assistance of Stingray – the cellphone surveillance equipment that identifies and logs mobile device owners within range. A group of lawyers including... Read more
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The Washington Times
StingRay surveillance prompts Baltimore attorneys to review nearly 2,000 casesAttorneys in Baltimore are reviewing hundreds of convictions after an investiga
StingRay surveillance prompts Baltimore attorneys to review nearly 2,000 cases
The Washington Times / Posted yesterday
Attorneys in Baltimore are reviewing hundreds of convictions after an investigation revealed that police there have secretly used cell phone surveillance tools in nearly 2,000 criminal cases. Following a report in USA Today that exposed the extent... Read more
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Business Insider
An investigation in Baltimore has 'opened the floodgates' on the use of secretive FBI cellphone tracking devicesReutersPolice supporter Charlotte Britt thanks Baltimore police officers and gi
An investigation in Baltimore has 'opened the floodgates' on the use of secretive FBI cellphone tracking devices
Business Insider / Posted yesterday
ReutersPolice supporter Charlotte Britt thanks Baltimore police officers and gives them felt hearts as gifts. A USA Today investigation has led Baltimore defense lawyers to review almost 2,000 cases in which police secretly used expensive, powerful... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Gun found in Safe Streets raids is linked to 2 shootingsOne of the guns found in a raid on the Safe Streets violence prevention program
Gun found in Safe Streets raids is linked to 2 shootings
Baltimore Sun / Posted yesterday
One of the guns found in a raid on the Safe Streets violence prevention program's East Baltimore office has been connected to at least two shootings, authorities said in new court documents. That Safe Streets office— part of a program that is funded... Read more
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Officer.com
Police Make Arrest in Baltimore Triple-ShootingClara Bea Canty has been a permanent fixture on her Calverton Road rowhouse ste
Police Make Arrest in Baltimore Triple-Shooting
Officer.com / Posted yesterday
Clara Bea Canty has been a permanent fixture on her Calverton Road rowhouse steps, where she's known as "Grandma" or "Mrs. Canty" to the neighborhood -- even to the corner boys hustling drugs, she and her son said. When they see the 93-year-old... Read more
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Officer.com
Baltimore Police to Create Information CenterBaltimore police will establish a command center to coordinate and release emer
Baltimore Police to Create Information Center
Officer.com / Posted yesterday
Baltimore police will establish a command center to coordinate and release emergency communications should the city face future unrest, interim police Commissioner Kevin Davis said Thursday. The creation of a Joint Information Center -- a gathering... Read more
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The Daily Record
Baltimore police prepare for Freddie Gray court datesBaltimore police are preparing for the Freddie Gray case to begin. Department s
Baltimore police prepare for Freddie Gray court dates
The Daily Record / Posted yesterday
Baltimore police are preparing for the Freddie Gray case to begin. Department spokesman T.J. Smith said since riots erupted following Gray's death in April, the police have received equipment and specialized training to better prepare officers for... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Helping law enforcement officers under pressure more than everLouisiana is now tied with Texas as the deadliest state for police officers bas
Helping law enforcement officers under pressure more than ever
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted yesterday
Louisiana is now tied with Texas as the deadliest state for police officers based on law officers killed in the line of duty so far this year. That ominous distinction comes as officers across the country are under the microscope more than ever,... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Helping law enforcement officers under pressure more than everLouisiana is now tied with Texas as the deadliest state for police officers bas
Helping law enforcement officers under pressure more than ever
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted yesterday
Louisiana is now tied with Texas as the deadliest state for police officers based on law officers killed in the line of duty so far this year. That ominous distinction comes as officers across the country are under the microscope more than ever,... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Helping law enforcement officers under pressure more than everLouisiana is now tied with Texas as the deadliest state for police officers bas
Helping law enforcement officers under pressure more than ever
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted yesterday
Louisiana is now tied with Texas as the deadliest state for police officers based on law officers killed in the line of duty so far this year. That ominous distinction comes as officers across the country are under the microscope more than ever,... Read more
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The Daily Record
‘A loss of faith’A recently released report of the Baltimore city grand jury that served from Ja
‘A loss of faith’
The Daily Record / Posted yesterday
A recently released report of the Baltimore city grand jury that served from January until May gives the public a window through which to view some Baltimore police officers. The report recounts the presentation of instructors at the police academy... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
93-old woman injured in recent shootings, police sayA 93-year-old woman was among those injured in spate of shootings Wednesday in
93-old woman injured in recent shootings, police say
Baltimore Sun / Posted yesterday
A 93-year-old woman was among those injured in spate of shootings Wednesday in which three others were killed, Baltimore police said. The woman, who suffered a graze wound, along with a 17- and 23-year-old male were shot shortly after 2:30 p.m.... Read more
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MinnPost
The professors and the police: How a Minneapolis project may change the way cops everywhere relate to the publicCall it Minneapolis in the petri dish. Over the next three years, the city wil
The professors and the police: How a Minneapolis project may change the way cops everywhere relate to the public
MinnPost / Posted yesterday
Call it Minneapolis in the petri dish. Over the next three years, the city will be one of six in the country that will test whether social science research that's more at home in academia than city hall can help improve troubled relationships... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
City preparing for protests during next week's hearing in Freddie Gray caseMayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Wednesday that city officials are preparing
City preparing for protests during next week's hearing in Freddie Gray case
Baltimore Sun / Posted 2 days ago
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Wednesday that city officials are preparing for protests as court hearings ramp up in the Freddie Gray case by coordinating with law enforcement agencies around the state, upgrading riot gear and conducting... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
City school officials to ease hiring rules for applicants with criminal recordsBaltimore school officials are seeking to relax hiring rules to make applicants
City school officials to ease hiring rules for applicants with criminal records
Baltimore Sun / Posted 2 days ago
Baltimore school officials are seeking to relax hiring rules to make applicants with nonviolent misdemeanor convictions — such as drug possession and burglary — eligible for jobs renovating school buildings. The proposal comes as the school district... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Man who brought gun into Baltimore police station gets more than 4 years in prisonA man who brought a loaded gun and drugs into a Baltimore police station — a ta
Man who brought gun into Baltimore police station gets more than 4 years in prison
Baltimore Sun / Posted 2 days ago
A man who brought a loaded gun and drugs into a Baltimore police station — a task he allegedly said was directed by the Black Guerrilla Family gang — was sentenced to nearly five years in federal prison Wednesday, prosecutors said. Jason C.... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Prosecutors say defense trying to 'dupe' court into removing them from Freddie Gray caseDefense attorneys for the six Baltimore police officers charged in the arrest a
Prosecutors say defense trying to 'dupe' court into removing them from Freddie Gray case
Baltimore Sun / Posted 2 days ago
Defense attorneys for the six Baltimore police officers charged in the arrest and death of Freddie Gray are trying to "dupe" the court into removing Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby's office from the case by making arguments based on "legal... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Three shot — two of them blocks apart — in BaltimoreAt least three men were shot — two of them only two blocks apart in the span of
Three shot — two of them blocks apart — in Baltimore
Baltimore Sun / Posted 2 days ago
At least three men were shot — two of them only two blocks apart in the span of 15 minutes — in Baltimore Wednesday, police said. A 23-year-old man was critically injured when he was shot in the head at about 2:37 p.m. in the 100 block of Calverton... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Police respond to shooting in SW BaltimoreA 23-year-old man was critically injured when he was shot in the head at about
Police respond to shooting in SW Baltimore
Baltimore Sun / Posted 2 days ago
A 23-year-old man was critically injured when he was shot in the head at about 2:37 p.m. in the 100 block of Calverton Road in the Boyd-Booth section of Southwest Baltimore, police said. (Colin Campbell, Baltimore Sun video)... Read more
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CBS Baltimore
City Officer Charged With Disorderly Conduct, Public Intoxication In Ocean CityBALTIMORE (WJZ)—A Baltimore police officer is a charged with disorderly conduct
City Officer Charged With Disorderly Conduct, Public Intoxication In Ocean City
CBS Baltimore / Posted 2 days ago
BALTIMORE (WJZ)—A Baltimore police officer is a charged with disorderly conduct and public intoxication on Wednesday after an incident in Ocean City. Police say Officer Erick Ohmstede was arrested early this morning and is currently suspended from... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Many police departments spy on you without oversight. This must endTwo important news reports from the last week have shed light on the disturbing
Many police departments spy on you without oversight. This must end
Op-Ed News / Posted 2 days ago
Two important news reports from the last week have shed light on the disturbing practices, and new technology that's never been previously reported. The first investigation, done by USA Today's Brad Heath, found: "In one case after another ... police... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
3 arrested in Morrell Park quadruble stabbingBaltimore Police have arrested three people in connection with a fight in Morre
3 arrested in Morrell Park quadruble stabbing
Baltimore Sun / Posted 3 days ago
Baltimore Police have arrested three people in connection with a fight in Morrell Park on Tuesday night in which four teenagers were stabbed. Cachet Powell, 33, of Morrell Park, was charged with second-degree assault and having a dangerous weapon... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Delegates protest closed meeting that fired Pocomoke police chiefThree Baltimore lawmakers have lodged a complaint with the state agency that en
Delegates protest closed meeting that fired Pocomoke police chief
Baltimore Sun / Posted 3 days ago
Three Baltimore lawmakers have lodged a complaint with the state agency that enforces Maryland's open meetings law, charging that the Pocomoke City Council acted illegally behind closed doors when it fired the Eastern Shore community's... Read more
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CBS Baltimore
Police Searching For Missing Teenage Girl in Middle RiverBALTIMORE, Md. (WJZ) — Baltimore Police are looking for a missing teenage girl
Police Searching For Missing Teenage Girl in Middle River
CBS Baltimore / Posted 3 days ago
BALTIMORE, Md. (WJZ) — Baltimore Police are looking for a missing teenage girl from the Middle River area. Diamond Austin is a 17-year-old black female that weighs about 102 pounds. She’s 5-feet-2-inches tall with brown eyes and a tattoo of “Never... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Judge rejects subpoenas for prosecutors to take witness stand at first Freddie Gray hearingA judge has rejected an attempt by defense lawyers to put Baltimore State's Att
Judge rejects subpoenas for prosecutors to take witness stand at first Freddie Gray hearing
Baltimore Sun / Posted 3 days ago
A judge has rejected an attempt by defense lawyers to put Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby and other city prosecutors on the witness stand at the first motions hearing in the case against six Baltimore police officers charged in the arrest... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Many police departments spy on you without oversight. This must end | Trevor TimmTwo important news reports from the last week have shed light on the disturbing
Many police departments spy on you without oversight. This must end | Trevor Timm
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 3 days ago
Two important news reports from the last week have shed light on the disturbing practices, and new technology that’s never been previously reported. The first investigation, done by USA Today’s Brad Heath, found: “In one case after another … police... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
‘New evidence’ could rock Serial case‘Serial’ podcast subject Adnan Syed’s lawyer has ‘new evidence’ | DailyTelegrap
‘New evidence’ could rock Serial case
Daily Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
‘Serial’ podcast subject Adnan Syed’s lawyer has ‘new evidence’ | DailyTelegraph SearchUse keywords to search content on QuestNews website SearchUse keywords to search content on QuestNews website THE lawyer representing ‘Serial’ podcast subject... Read more
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NBC Washington
Maryland Issues Guidelines to Prevent Police ProfilingMaryland Attorney General Brian Frosh issued statewide guidelines Tuesday to pr
Maryland Issues Guidelines to Prevent Police Profiling
NBC Washington / Posted 3 days ago
Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh issued statewide guidelines Tuesday to prevent discriminatory profiling by law enforcement officers based on race, gender and other characteristics. Frosh said in Annapolis that the guidelines are similar to... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Maryland bars arbitrary police profiling of races, minority groupsMaryland sets first US state profiling guidelines for police, barring profiling
Maryland bars arbitrary police profiling of races, minority groups
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
Maryland sets first US state profiling guidelines for police, barring profiling based on religion, race or sex Maryland's attorney-general has issued the first US state guidelines that bar arbitrary police profiling of races and minority... Read more
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CBS Baltimore
Police Investigating Baltimore Horseback RidersBALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore Police are investigating why horseback riders went
Police Investigating Baltimore Horseback Riders
CBS Baltimore / Posted 3 days ago
BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore Police are investigating why horseback riders went galloping down North Avenue and other city streets Sunday night. Derek Valcourt reports for WJZ. Several horses seen going down normally busy streets became an internet... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Judge rejects subpoenas for prosecutors to take witness stand at first Freddie Gray hearingA judge has rejected an attempt by defense lawyers to put Baltimore State's Att
Judge rejects subpoenas for prosecutors to take witness stand at first Freddie Gray hearing
Baltimore Sun / Posted 3 days ago
A judge has rejected an attempt by defense lawyers to put Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby and other city prosecutors on the witness stand at the first scheduled motions hearing in the case against six Baltimore Police officers charged in the... Read more
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Reuters
Maryland sets first U.S. state profiling guidelines for policeANNAPOLIS, Md. Maryland's attorney general on Tuesday issued the first U.S. sta
Maryland sets first U.S. state profiling guidelines for police
Reuters / Posted 3 days ago
ANNAPOLIS, Md. Maryland's attorney general on Tuesday issued the first U.S. state guidelines that bar arbitrary police profiling of races and minority groups. The guidelines from Attorney General Brian Frosh are aimed at helping repair relations... Read more
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News.com.au
‘New evidence’ could rock ‘Serial’ casecelebrity life ‘Serial’ podcast subject Adnan Syed’s lawyer has ‘new evidence’
‘New evidence’ could rock ‘Serial’ case
News.com.au / Posted 3 days ago
celebrity life ‘Serial’ podcast subject Adnan Syed’s lawyer has ‘new evidence’ SERIAL Podcast investigates the conviction of Adnan Syed in the 1999 murder of Hae Min Lee. Courtesy: SERIAL Podcast Seeking a new trial ... Adnan Syed as a high school... Read more
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Gawker
New Evidence in Favor of Serial's Adnan Syed Could Overturn Murder ConvictionOn Monday, a lawyer filed a court motion that, if approved, could undermine the
New Evidence in Favor of Serial's Adnan Syed Could Overturn Murder Conviction
Gawker / Posted 4 days ago
On Monday, a lawyer filed a court motion that, if approved, could undermine the cellphone data used by prosecutors to convict Adnan Syed, the subject of of last year’s Serial podcast, over 15 years ago. The motion focuses on the fact that, according... Read more
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Herald Sun
‘New evidence’ could rock ‘Serial’ caseTHE lawyer representing ‘Serial’ podcast subject Adnan Syed says key evidence u
‘New evidence’ could rock ‘Serial’ case
Herald Sun / Posted 4 days ago
THE lawyer representing ‘Serial’ podcast subject Adnan Syed says key evidence used against his client should have been excluded from the murder trial. C Justin Brown filed a court motion on Monday, claiming that mobile phone evidence handed over to... Read more
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The Courier Mail
‘New evidence’ could rock ‘Serial’ caseTHE lawyer representing ‘Serial’ podcast subject Adnan Syed says key evidence u
‘New evidence’ could rock ‘Serial’ case
The Courier Mail / Posted 4 days ago
THE lawyer representing ‘Serial’ podcast subject Adnan Syed says key evidence used against his client should have been excluded from the murder trial. C Justin Brown filed a court motion on Monday, claiming that mobile phone evidence handed over to... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Dirt bike menaceFor the third straight week Baltimore police found themselves confronting the d
Dirt bike menace
Baltimore Sun / Posted 4 days ago
For the third straight week Baltimore police found themselves confronting the dirt bike riders who congregate along Reisterstown Road on Sundays to race their vehicles, perform high-flying "wheelies" and engage in other death-defying stunts that put... Read more
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Newser
Cops Say They Just Stopped Two Men From Making a First-of-Its-Kind Delivery of Porn and Drugs to a Maryland Prison– Someone inside Maryland's Western Correctional Institution will be waiting a
Cops Say They Just Stopped Two Men From Making a First-of-Its-Kind Delivery of Porn and Drugs to a Maryland Prison
Newser / Posted 4 days ago
– Someone inside Maryland's Western Correctional Institution will be waiting a long time for his porn delivery. Officials say two men have become the first in the state to be charged with attempting to deliver contraband items to a prison via drone... Read more
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CBS Baltimore
Police Seeking Suspect In Parking Lot RobberyBALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore Police are seeking a suspect in an attempted robber
Police Seeking Suspect In Parking Lot Robbery
CBS Baltimore / Posted 4 days ago
BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore Police are seeking a suspect in an attempted robbery that left a woman injured. On August 12, a 50-year-old woman was returning to her car from the Walmart in the 9700 block of Reisterstown Road in Owings Mills. She was... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Baltimore police to enlist 'vampire' in crime fightBaltimore police plan to enlist a "vampire" to help solve cases. The city is e
Baltimore police to enlist 'vampire' in crime fight
Baltimore Sun / Posted 4 days ago
Baltimore police plan to enlist a "vampire" to help solve cases. The city is expected to approve $30,000 at Wednesday's Board of Estimates meeting to purchase a "Vampire Forensic Tactical Device" from Information Technology Solutions through a... Read more
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NBC Washington
Maryland Issues Guidance to Address Police ProfilingMaryland Attorney General Brian Frosh is issuing statewide guidelines to preven
Maryland Issues Guidance to Address Police Profiling
NBC Washington / Posted 4 days ago
Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh is issuing statewide guidelines to prevent discriminatory profiling by law enforcement officers based on race, gender and other characteristics. Frosh, who has scheduled a Tuesday news conference about the... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Amid national law enforcement debate, Md. attorney general condemns police profilingMaryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh plans to issue first-of-their-kind gui
Amid national law enforcement debate, Md. attorney general condemns police profiling
Baltimore Sun / Posted 4 days ago
Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh plans to issue first-of-their-kind guidelines Tuesday to police departments throughout the state that explicitly condemn the arbitrary profiling of certain races, ethnicities and other minority groups, and... Read more
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WBAL-TV Baltimore
Maryland to issue guidance to address police profilingChange is coming to how law enforcement agencies operate in Maryland. Maryland
Maryland to issue guidance to address police profiling
WBAL-TV Baltimore / Posted 4 days ago
Change is coming to how law enforcement agencies operate in Maryland. Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh said he will make a major announcement during a news conference set for 11 a.m. Tuesday in Annapolis, where he will unveil a plan to rebuild... Read more
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Officer.com
Baltimore Police Recruits Receive Cognitive TrainingThe Baltimore Police Department has hired a cognitive neuroscientist to train n
Baltimore Police Recruits Receive Cognitive Training
Officer.com / Posted 4 days ago
The Baltimore Police Department has hired a cognitive neuroscientist to train new recruits in a repetitive mental exercise intended to improve their performance in stressful situations and prevent them from making split-second decisions based on... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Could New Evidence Overturn Adnan Syed’s Conviction?Yet another twist has emerged in the case of Adnan Syed, the subject of the pop
Could New Evidence Overturn Adnan Syed’s Conviction?
The Huffington Post / Posted 4 days ago
Yet another twist has emerged in the case of Adnan Syed, the subject of the popular "Serial" podcast who is serving a life sentence for murder. Syed's attorney, C. Justin Brown, says he’s uncovered new evidence that could undermine the cellphone... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Racial profiling and Freddie GrayAttorney General Brian E. Frosh is poised to take a commendable step today in t
Racial profiling and Freddie Gray
Baltimore Sun / Posted 4 days ago
Attorney General Brian E. Frosh is poised to take a commendable step today in the effort to restore trust between the police and minority communities by issuing a set of guidelines designed to stop officers from using race, ethnicity or other... Read more
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