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Baltimore Police special investigative team has 'shadowed' homicide detectives in Suiter case

Baltimore Police special investigative team has 'shadowed' homicide detectives in Suiter case

A special team within the Baltimore Police Department designed to investigate cases in which officers use force, discharge their weapons or are injured has “shadowed” homicide detectives from the beginning of their investigation into the fatal shooting of Det. Sean Suiter, the department confirmed Wednesday.

The Special Investigation Response Team, or SIRT, was specifically brought into the case under a departmental policy that gives it jurisdiction in cases where there is a “firearm discharge by a member, including unintentional discharges,” or where “a member suffers a serious physical injury or dies as the result of an assault,” according to T.J. Smith, the department’s chief...

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