Tag: Police Corruption

DOJ: Baltimore PD Violated Rights [VIDEO]

A new report from the Department of Justice set to be released on Wednesday finds that the Baltimore Police Department routinely violated civil rights. The department disproportionately targeted black residents in poor neighborhoods in the city. In one instance “supervisors have issued explicitly discriminatory orders, such as directing a shift to arrest ‘all the black…

Freddie Gray Case Ends Without A Conviction [VIDEO]

Baltimore Prosecutors are dropping charges against the three remaining officers facing trial in connection with Freddie Gray’s death. Six officers were charged in connection with the April 2015 death of Gray, a 25-year-old who died after sustaining a neck injury while in police custody. A pretrial hearing for Officer Garrett Miller had been set for…

Feds Launch Civil Rights Investigation into the Chicago Police Dept. [VIDEO]

The Justice Department announced that it is launching an investigation of the Chicago Police Department, after widespread outrage over a police dashcam video that shows a white police officer fatally shooting black teen Laquan McDonald 16 times. An official, who asked not to be identified because an official announcement hasn’t been made, said lawyers within…