Reaction to the police body camera video of the police's fatal encounter with 19-year-old Anton Black in Greensboro, Md., ranges from activists who say it shows police brutality and others who say police used proper procedures
Following an autopsy that showed a struggle with police contributed to 19-year-old Anton Black's death from sudden cardiac arrest, the family of the Eastern Shore man is calling for a grand jury investigation, which authorities rejected. The family now wants a federal civil rights review.
In a resume that was part of his application, Baltimore police commissioner nominee Joel Fitzgerald pitched himself as a reformer and an effective crime fighter. But in the document, Fitzgerald overstates some of his achievements as police chief in Fort Worth, Texas.
A Baltimore Police officer was found guilty by a judge of fabricating evidence in a case in which his own body-camera footage showed him placing drugs in a vacant lot and then acting as if he had just discovered them.
A Baltimore Police officer whose body camera showed him placing a soup can with drugs inside in a trash-strewn lot said the footage was intended to serve as a re-creation of how he first found the drugs for “documentation” purposes.
The Baltimore Police department requested that Axon — the body camera manufacturer — attempt to recover the footage from a shootout when officers Phillip Lippe and his partner, Steven Foster, exchanged gunfire with 29-year-old Nathaniel Sassafras, who died.
Baltimore elected eight new lawmakers to the 15-member council in November 2016, a historic turnover that offered the hope of a new day in a city long beset by poverty and crime. They soon found out how hard it is to bring about sweeping change.
An accounting of public statements by then-Baltimore Police Commissioner Kevin Davis following the release last year of several police body camera videos that defense attorneys said showed officers planting drugs.
A grand jury has indicted a Baltimore Police officer on charges of misconduct and tampering with evidence in connection with a body camera video that surfaced last year that the public defender’s office said showed him planting drugs.
The 23-year-old man shot by police during a foot chase through Curtis Bay on Tuesday night had pointed a gun at an officer at close range before he was shot, according to area surveillance and officer body camera footage released by police Thursday.