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A Story That Shows The Depth Of Police Corruption And Brutality

A Story That Shows The Depth Of Police Corruption And Brutality

July 28, 2020

Authors Baynard Woods and Brandon Soderberg wrote “I Got A Monster: The Rise and Fall Of America’s Most Corrupt Police Squad,” a Baltimore story that is a warning to the nation.

The Limits of Police Reform: The Origins and Ends of the Police

The Limits of Police Reform: The Origins and Ends of the Police

May 30, 2018

Alex Vitale talks about his new book “The End of Policing,” which casts a skeptical eye on the liberal calls for police reform, and calls for us to stop asking police to solve a wide variety of social problems

Internal Affairs

May 23, 2018

The internal struggles of former detective Larry Smith highlight a dangerous police culture that often ignores officers’ mental health

Baltimore State’s Attorney’s Race: Ivan Bates on Criminal Justice Reform

March 28, 2018

Defense lawyer and candidate for State’s Attorney Ivan Bates talks about how to reform the criminal justice system, with a nod to Philadelphia’s Larry Krasner

Brother of Crooked Cop Says He Knows Who Killed Detective Suiter

February 16, 2018

As the new police commissioner names an outside investigator to look into death of Det. Sean Suiter, Det. Daniel Hersl’s brother says he knows the answer

Catharsis and Corruption in Wake of Dirty Cop Conviction

February 14, 2018

Baltimore’s Gun Trace Task Force trial ends with closure for victims and calls to ferret out further corruption at the top of police department

Democracy in Crisis: The FBI and Dirty Cops

February 13, 2018

The Memo hysteria and a Baltimore corruption trial highlight the state of law enforcement in 2018

Former Police Commander: Poverty, Drug War Root Cause of Police Corruption Scandal

February 8, 2018

Neill Franklin, of Law Enforcement Action Partnership, dissects the revelations of the Gun Trace Task Force Trial and what it means for the future of policing

Convicted Baltimore Officer Testifies That He Stole Money With Now Deceased Officer Sean Suiter

February 6, 2018

In the Gun Trace Task Force trial, convicted officer Momodu Gondu says he used to steal money with the officer who died after being shot in Harlem Park in November

The Real News Collaborates with the Baltimore Beat, a New Alternative Weekly in Baltimore

November 2, 2017

The Real News Network has partnered with the Baltimore Beat, a new alternative weekly paper, set to launch on Nov. 15. The paper, which is owned by the company that owns the Washington Blade and the Los Angeles Blade, rises out of the ashes of the Baltimore City Paper, which was shut down by the…