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Sergeant in Charge of Rogue Baltimore Police Unit Pleads Guilty

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Sgt. Thomas Allers, via Baltimore Police Department

The police sergeant who ran a plainclothes Baltimore police unit that went rogue and robbed suspects and civilians, sold stolen drugs and guns and falsified hours for years has pleaded guilty to racketeering conspiracy.

Police: Murdered Detective Was ‘Used’ by Indicted Officer Who Planted Heroin on Suspects in 2010

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Sgt. Wayne Jenkins

Det. Sean Suiter “unwittingly” became part of a scheme in which corrupt Baltimore police officers planted heroin on two suspects following a deadly high-speed chase through West Baltimore in 2010, Police Commissioner Kevin Davis said today. This month, seven years later, Suiter was shot dead the day before he was set to testify against one of those corrupt officers.

After Five Days of Restricted Access, Police Tear Down Barrier Around Scene of Detective’s Murder

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Photo via Wikimedia Commons

Police today loosened their hold on the perimeter of a crime scene where a detective was killed last week, freeing up access for neighbors whose movements have been restricted for five days.

Fells Point Bars Closing Early Ahead of Predicted Halloween Mayhem

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Photo via Wikimedia Commons

A number of Fells Point bars and retailers are turning in early for Halloween, with owners foreseeing some of the same chaos that’s tarnished the neighborhood’s Oct. 31 festivities in recent years.

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

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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.

Another Indicted Detective from BPD’s Racketeering Ring Pleads Guilty

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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.

Activist Shorty Davis Confronts Thief and Gets His Smoker Grill Back

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Photo via Shorty Davis

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

Baltimore County Police Finish Rolling Out Body Camera Program

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Photo via Baltimore County Police Department

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

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

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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.

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

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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.