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Baltimore mayor seeks more federal aid to combat police misconduct
Baltimore mayor seeks more federal aid to combat police misconduct

As calls persist for greater police accountability in communities across the nation, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake told a White House panel Tuesday that the city needs money for increased training and body cameras, and to add supervisors to the office that investigates misconduct. "This creates a higher level of accountability in the investigations and ensures that officers are being held accountable for their actions," the mayor told President Barack Obama's Task Force on 21st Century Policing. "Having grant funding to pay for those positions would expedite the process." Rawlings-Blake told the 12-member panel that she is committed to improving the relationship...

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