•The death of Tyrone West, who was killed in 2013 after a traffic stop lead to protests. Police say he struggled during an arrest. An autopsy showed that he died of a heart condition exacerbated by the struggle and warm weather. Officers were cleared of any wrongdoing.
•In September 2012, Anthony Anderson, 46, died of internal injuries when Baltimore police officers tackled him after they say they witnessed a drug deal. The state medical examiner's office said the death was a homicide caused by blunt force trauma. But the state's attorney declined to bring charges, ruling that the officers did not use excessive force and followed police guidelines.
Baltimore police have created a "Force Investigation Team," which replaced the homicide unit as the primary investigators of high-profile cases that involve use of force by officers. The department has posted a log of its investigations online