policing

Baltimore Emphasized Policing Over Recreation, and it Failed

Baltimore Emphasized Policing Over Recreation, and it Failed

April 4, 2019

The rise of police spending at the expense of recreation centers is under fire from community activists as Baltimore continues to grapple with record levels of violence

Capitalism and Militarized Policing: A Perfect Match

Militarized Policing and Corruption: A Perfect Match

March 19, 2019

A recent string of police scandals reveals how heavy-handed policing and monetized misery work in tandem to exacerbate the country’s entrenched social ills

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

A Mother Watched Her Son Die in Police Custody, Now She Says the Town is Covering it up

A Mother Watched Her Son Die in Police Custody, Now She Says the Town is Covering it up

January 17, 2019

Anton Black died after he was tasered and placed in a chokehold just outside his home, 4 months ago. Police have released little information to the family or the community about why his encounter with a controversial officer they fought to keep off the force ended with his death.

Departing Official says Baltimore is Over-Policed

Departing Official says Baltimore is Over-Policed

October 17, 2018

Amid protest over a controversial policy that forces police brutality victims to remain silent, a top police spokesman says Baltimore’s emphasis on law enforcement is a “recipe for failure.”

The Baltimore Bureau Podcast Show: August 10, 2018

August 13, 2018

Eze and Khalilah discuss the one year anniversary of the Baltimore Ceasefire, climate justice as health, housing and transit justice, police ignoring the law, and Marc Steiner’s interview with Sean Yoes about his book, ‘Baltimore After Freddie Gray’

Berkeley Police Dept Persecutes Counter-Protesters Who Opposed Far-Right Rally

August 10, 2018

In an unusual move, the Berkeley police Department made public the mug shots and names of counter-protesters they arrested, who had come to oppose a far-right demonstration. Was this an effort to intimidate leftists and to favor the far-right? We discuss the action and  implications with UC law professor Veena Dubal

The Baltimore Bureau Podcast Show: June 1, 2018

June 7, 2018

Eze and Baynard discuss TRNN’s recent stories. Eddie Conway continues follow up with the Poor People’s Campaign, Baynard interviews Author Alex Vitale about his new book “The End of Policing”, Dharna Noor’s coverage of the Ellicott City flooding, the great grand daughter of Henrietta Lacks continues her legacy and more

‘We Need An Entirely New Envisioning Of Policing’

February 27, 2018

Ryan Dorsey, the only member of Baltimore’s City Council to vote against 30-year veteran of department as new commissioner amid corruption scandal says “Enough is Enough”

Were Baltimore’s Corrupt Cops High When They Made Attempted Murder Arrest?

February 20, 2018

A court hearing mentions allegations that members of the Gun Trace Task Force were using drugs when they responded to a call, in a case where they will be forced to testify for defense