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Legislative black leaders to call for more comprehensive DOJ probe
Legislative black leaders to call for more comprehensive DOJ probe

National and state leaders of the Black Caucus plan to call on the U.S. Department of Justice to launch a comprehensive investigation of  potential civil rights violations by the Baltimore Police Department.  "We want a complete federal investigation," said Sen. Catherine Pugh, a Baltimore Democrat who is also president of the National Black Caucus of State Legislators.   Pugh said they were requesting a review akin to the Justice Department's investigation of the Ferguson, Mo. police department last fall after the death of an unarmed black teenager there sparked nationwide outrage.  The Justice Department is already involved in two...

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