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These Activists Are Hoping FCC Regulations Can Stop Unjust Police Spying

Color Of Change, Center for Media Justice and New America’s Open Technology Institute filed a complaint this week with the Federal Communications Commission, charging that the BDP’s use of mass cell phone surveillance devices known as Stingrays violates regulations of radio waves and cellular networks.

August 22, 2016
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Baltimore Police Routinely Discriminate Against Black People: Justice Department

One of the more egregious instances of bad conduct from the report is that a template for writing up trespass arrest reports contained the boilerplate language “A BLACK MALE” for a description of the arrestee, indicating an assumption that those arrested will be black.

August 10, 2016
A man, who declined to offer his name, walks past a mural of Freddie Gray in the Sandtown-Winchester neighborhood of Baltimore, December 17, 2015. REUTERS/Bryan Woolston

Baltimore Cop Not Guilty Of Most Serious Charge In Death Of Freddie Gray

Goodson, who is also black, faced the most serious charges among the six officers charged in Gray’s death, making his the marquee case for prosecutors. They failed to secure a conviction in two earlier trials of officers.

June 23, 2016

Baltimore Police Injured During Protests After Freddie Gray Laid To Rest

The unrest slowly built up steam in the early afternoon, beginning with a few individuals confronting a phalanx of officers then growing to hundreds of people swarming through the area.

April 27, 2015

Clashes After Funeral Of Baltimore Man Who Died In Custody

At least one officer was seen being taken away wounded as loose groups of protesters faced baton-wielding police with shields and wearing riot helmets.

April 27, 2015

Baltimore Police Officer To Plead Guilty In Puppy Killing

By Ian Duncan, The Baltimore Sun BALTIMORE — A Baltimore police officer will plead guilty to a felony animal cruelty charge after he fatally beat and choked his girlfriend’s Jack Russell terrier, his attorney said Tuesday. Alec Eugene Taylor, 28, a five year veteran of the department was charged in March after the dog’s body […]

August 5, 2014