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Det. Frank Serpico to Det. Joe Crystal: Nothing has changed in police work

Eric Garner did not try to grab an officer’s weapon, nor did he assault any police officer. Walter Scott was running away from and not towards a police officer, with no weapons in his hands. He was not a threat to […]

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Det. Frank Serpico to Det. Joe Crystal: Nothing has changed in police work

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Eric Garner did not try to grab an officer’s weapon, nor did he assault any police officer. Walter Scott was running away from and not towards a police officer, with no weapons in his hands. He was not a threat to […]

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Baltimore Riots: Political prosecution of police helps restore order

Photo above by Susan Melkisethian with Flickr Creatives Commons License By Len Lazarick Len@MarylandReporter.com Marilyn Mosby made a calculated political decision to prosecute six Baltimore police officers in the death of

Baltimore City police on night duty at the War Memorial.  (Anthony C. Hayes)

Baltimore City police officers will roll over on each other in the Freddie Gray case

Baltimore City police on night duty at the War Memorial. (Anthony C. Hayes) The Baltimore State's Attorney ruled that the death of Freddie Gray was a homicide. She charged all

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Baltimore Riots: Blame Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake

Baltimore was on fire Monday night,  following the worst riots Charm City had seen since the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in April 1968. That criminals used Freddie

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Baltimore’s Heartbreak: Where did the fury come from?

Forty-seven years ago, when the city of Baltimore had its most catastrophic riot in the aftermath of Dr. Martin Luther King’s assassination, City Hall quickly imposed a curfew. I

Freddie Gray is apprehended by police April 12. He died April 19 after sustaining injuries while in police custody.

Should cops be silent if telling the truth means losing their career?

The moral, ethical and legal answer to that question is most definitely no. But sometimes when a cop is facing just that same question, the right answer might become blurred.

Baltimore demands justice in the Freddie Gray case. (Erik Hoffman)

Police conduct, drug crime sentencing focus of General Assembly’s proposed reforms

By Nate Rabner Capital News Service The Maryland General Assembly responded in this year’s legislative session to public concern about police misconduct, drug crime, domestic violence and more. Police conduct Freddie Gray’s death

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Cops’ lives matter

I was having coffee in a shop in Fells Point recently when an older guy next to me struck up a conversation about something he saw on my laptop. The

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No Libertarians, Eric Garner is not about you

Evidently, libertarians just couldn’t muster much outrage amid allegations that an armed agent of the state used disproportionate force, ultimately killing an eighteen-year-old named Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. But

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Police and army on joint patrol to curb crime in Trinidad and Tobago

Trinidad and Tobago’s national security minister Gary Griffith has dismissed rumors of the possible presence of a rogue armed militia group operating in the Caribbean nation. “What I can tell

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