At a time when police-community relations are at a breaking point across the nation, with fear and apprehension on both sides, Baltimore is in a better place than it was 15 months ago. Ms. Mosby highlighted an important series of advances since then, many of them directly tailored to prevent another case like Gray's. Police are being equipped with body cameras. Vans like the one in which Gray was injured have been retrofitted and outfitted with cameras as well. The Police Department has issued a new and far more detailed use of force policy that emphasizes de-escalation. Department policy now ensures that officers call for a medic when a detainee requests one. A software upgrade ensures that officers can no longer claim not to have read departmental general orders. The Department of Justice is poised to issue a report on the department's policies and practices that is expected to lead to substantial additional reforms. And the trials themselves have proved that we as a city take the issue of police violence seriously and will pursue criminal charges when warranted. Indeed, even as these cases were dropped, city prosecutors were in court pursuing an attempted murder case against an officer who is accused of shooting an unarmed man in 2014, the first such case the city has seen in eight years.