Baltimore Officers Will Face No Federal Charges in Death of Freddie Gray

The Justice Department has closed its investigation into possible civil rights violations by six police officers in the 2015 death of Mr. Gray.

Baltimore Slow to Pick Up Pieces Amid Police Scandals and Surging Violence

By RICHARD PÉREZ-PEÑA and SHERYL GAY STOLBERG August 9, 2017 BALTIMORE — The pop-pop of gunfire echoed through the Druid Heights neighborhood several times on Saturday, but a volunteer cleanup crew barely reacted to the...

Does a Uniform Keep Officers in Line? The Baltimore Chief Thinks So

By SHERYL GAY STOLBERG April 14, 2017 BALTIMORE — Abdul-Jaami Salaam felt his heartbeat quicken the minute he saw what the police officers were wearing: jeans, T-shirts and bulletproof vests. “Here come the cowboys,” he thought. It was...

Judge Approves Consent Decree to Overhaul Baltimore Police Dept.

By DANIEL VICTOR April 7, 2017 A federal judge approved a consent decree on Friday that would overhaul the Baltimore Police Department, days after the judge thwarted a Justice Department effort to delay a decision. The long-awaited agreement between the...