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Fourth City Detective Pleads Guilty to Racketeering and Drug Conspiracy, Faces 40 Years

0 Written by: | Friday, Oct 13, 2017 10:02am

Det. Momodu Bondo. Photo via Baltimore Police Department.

Det. Momodu Gondo, a.k.a. “G Money,” had his day in court and will be spending some time in prison.

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Another Indicted Detective from BPD’s Racketeering Ring Pleads Guilty

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017 9:44am

Det. Jemell Rayam

Jamell Rayam, one of at least eight city police officers who worked together for years to sell drugs and guns, rob drug dealers and civilians and steal from taxpayers by falsifying overtime hours, has pleaded guilty to one felony charge of racketeering.

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Activist Shorty Davis Confronts Thief and Gets His Smoker Grill Back

0 Written by: | Monday, Oct 09, 2017 9:39am

Photo via Shorty Davis

Activist and community grillmaster Duane “Shorty” Davis got his grill back.

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Baltimore County Police Finish Rolling Out Body Camera Program

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Oct 04, 2017 2:25pm

Photo via Baltimore County Police Department

More than 1,400 police officers in Baltimore County are now outfitted with body-worn cameras.

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Prosecutors’ Tally of Impacted BPD Cases ‘Far Too Low,’ Says Public Defender

0 Written by: | Thursday, Sep 28, 2017 9:56am

Baltimore public defenders say city prosecutors have vastly underestimated the number of cases dropped or under review in 2017 due to controversial police body cam footage and a series of racketeering indictments of Baltimore cops.

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Dept. of Justice will Not Charge Officers in Freddie Gray Case

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Sep 12, 2017 6:30pm

 

Officer Caesar R. Goodson Jr., Officer Edward M. Nero, Officer Garrett E Miller (top L-R), Officer William G. Porter, Lt. Brian W. Rice, Sgt. Alicia D. White (bottom L-R),

The Baltimore Sun reported today that the U.S. Department of Justice will not move forward with charges against the officers in connection with the death of Freddie Gray. Read More →

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Baltimore Delegate’s Grandson Gunned Down on Labor Day

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Sep 05, 2017 9:38am

House Majority Whip Talmadge Branch in 2015. Still via YouTube/Governor’s Office of Community Initiatives.

Unchecked violent crime in 2017 has now claimed the lives of 238 242 people in Baltimore. The most recent victim was the grandson of a prominent local delegate.

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Another BPD Officer Indicted, Accused of Stealing Over $90K from Residents and Suspects

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Aug 30, 2017 4:15pm

Sgt. Thomas Allers, via Baltimore Police Department

An eighth Baltimore police officer has been indicted in this year’s infamous Gun Trace Task Force racketeering conspiracy, and prosecutors say this one was in charge of the entire team for several years.

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Davis: Prosecutors Shouldn’t Have Dropped Cases Due to Newest Body Cam Footage

0 Written by: | Thursday, Aug 24, 2017 4:56pm

Police Commissioner Kevin Davis has drawn a line in the sand after the release of a new police body camera video resulted in dozens of additional dropped cases, maintaining that his officers did nothing wrong.

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Lifeline

Police Resolve Barricade with Recently Unveiled Crisis Response Team

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Aug 23, 2017 5:04pm

Photo via Wikimedia Commons

Baltimore police put a critical new pilot program to the test this afternoon, with successful results.

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