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Baltimore police acknowledge mistakes in Freddie Gray's death
Baltimore police acknowledge mistakes in Freddie Gray's death

As Baltimore officials braced for large-scale protests Saturday over of the death of Freddie Gray, top police brass acknowledged that officers made mistakes during the arrest that ended with his slipping into a coma and dying a week later. At a news conference Friday at police headquarters, Commissioner Anthony W. Batts said protesters have a right to speak out, but he urged them to remain nonviolent. He also provided an update on the investigation, saying that officers violated department policies while Gray was in their custody. Police said Gray, who was dragged by officers to a transport wagon, should have gotten immediate medical attention. Batts said the department is...

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