Baltimore Rejects Plan to Arm School Police During School Day

Baltimore Rejects Plan to Arm School Police During School Day

January 23, 2019

The Baltimore school board rejected the proposal amid heated debate. Meanwhile, we get a response to an ACLU and NAACP-LDF letter demanding Maryland adequately fund Baltimore schools

Baltimore Mayor Challenges Police Union to ‘Give Respect’

March 13, 2018

In a wide ranging ‘state of the city’ address Mayor Catherine Pugh touted holistic approaches to violence reduction and demands the FOP allow civilian control of internal disciplinary boards

Motion Alleges Lead Detective in J20 Case Gave False Testimony to Grand Jury

December 19, 2017

According to a recent motion, MPD Detective Greggory Pemberton made false statements in order to bring charges against protesters

Powerful Police Union Blocks Modest Civilian Oversight Reform

October 19, 2017

A recent contract negotiated by the Baltimore with the police union left out a key provision that would have included a civilian on internal disciplinary boards, a move that has caused concern that long-awaited reform efforts have stalled

Baltimore Police Defend Secret Surveillance Program

August 25, 2016

Officials would not say why a private company using a plane to track city residents was hired and funded outside public purview

Baltimore Police Union Could Thwart Planned Civilian Oversight

August 24, 2016

A law that was supposed to allow civilian participation in the internal disciplinary process could be blocked by the city’s police union