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Public has a right to see police audit
Public has a right to see police audit

The Baltimore City Police Department's leaders wonder why so many people do not have faith or trust in them, yet they do what they can to keep that lack of trust in place ("Police fight audit's release," March 2). An audit dated April 2014 that shows officers receiving pay benefits for unearned educational credentials should be released to the public. First, the department fails to answer questions about the audit's existence and then officials want to keep it a secret once its existence is confirmed. Commissioner Anthony Batts needs to consider just how much damage will be done to the department's reputation if he does not take steps to show the public that...

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