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Baltimore officials on post-Ferguson panel, now in spotlight
Baltimore officials on post-Ferguson panel, now in spotlight

After Ferguson, Mo., exploded in riots following the fatal shooting of the unarmed Michael Brown by a police officer, a group of mayors and law enforcement officials met to come up with ways the nation's cities could improve police-community relations. Two members of the group, which in January issued a report with six recommendations, were Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and Police Commissioner Anthony Batts — who now find themselves trying to quell turbulence in their own city over the death of Freddie Gray from injuries he sustained while in custody. One recommendation from the report is proving particularly relevant as protesters agitate for a fuller accounting of...

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