Body Cameras

Surveillance Video, Independent Forensic Expert Raise Fresh Questions about Anton Black's Death in Police Custody?

Surveillance Video, Independent Forensic Expert Raise Fresh Questions about Anton Black’s Death in Police Custody?

January 31, 2019

The video, along with a independent analysis of the autopsy report by an outside forensic pathologist, reveal a different depiction of events that lead to the death of 19-year-old Anton Black in police custody

Anton Black from bodycam footage

Police Release Raw Body Cam Footage of Anton Black’s Death During Arrest

January 25, 2019

Greensboro, MD Police have released the raw body cam footage of Anton Black’s death in police custody. His family says police are responsible, but local prosecutors will not charge. The Real News will update this story tomorrow. Note: Parts of the video have been redacted by police.

A Rare Glimpse Inside a Police Body-Camera Review Unit

March 21, 2018

Following the release of controversial footage that showed Baltimore police officers staging the discovery of evidence, The Real News was given exclusive access to the special unit that now reviews all body-cam footage related to upcoming cases

Body-Cam Footage Leads to Charges of Evidence Tampering Against Baltimore Cop

January 24, 2018

The footage, which shows an officer placing evidence in a vacant lot and then activating his camera to retrieve it, has embroiled the Baltimore Police Department in yet another scandal

Are Body Cameras Nothing More Than PR for Police Departments?

November 6, 2017

Baynard Woods speaks with an activist and public defenders about body cameras having little effect on the use of force by police officers

Why Urban Policing Cannot Be Reformed Pt. II: Making the Myth of Black Failure

October 30, 2017

A Real News investigation into intractable corruption in Baltimore explores the cultural and social imperatives that inform police driven narratives of African-Americans from zero tolerance to the ongoing war on drugs

The Blue State Where Progressive Reforms go to Die

February 23, 2017

Maryland is blocking police reforms despite damning DoJ report and pleas from activists – By Stephen Janis and Taya Graham

Loyola University Students March Against Police Brutality

December 12, 2014

Loyola University students protest on their campus as a part of ongoing demonstrations against minority targeted police brutality and violence.

Mothers Against Police Brutality Rally for Accountability

December 11, 2014

A delegation of mothers of sons who were victims of police brutality are demanding Congress pass federal legislation that would hold police accountable nationwide