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Review of Baltimore police won't change culture overnight, official says
Review of Baltimore police won't change culture overnight, official says

The Department of Justice official in charge of the coming review of the Baltimore Police Department cautioned that the examination is not an "overnight venture," and it will take time to change a culture that has sparked distrust among residents. Ronald L. Davis, director of the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, or COPS, said in an interview that he expected some officers to resist proposals to make the department more transparent and accountable. But some policy changes will be made as soon as problems are identified, rather than at the end of the review, he said. "This process exposes an organization and its culture to more relevant practices," said...

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