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City Prosecutors: 864 Cases Now Affected by BPD Body Cam Videos, Officer Indictments

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State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby at a press conference in July. Still via YouTube/Baltimore City State’s Attorney’s Office.

The Baltimore Police Department’s four biggest officer-conduct controversies of the year have now affected 864 criminal cases, according to the newest tally from Marylyn Mosby’s office.

Mosby Joins Lawsuit Against DOJ, Arguing it’s Coercing Cities into Enforcing Immigration Law

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An Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent in 2011, via Homeland Security

Baltimore’s top prosecutor has backed a federal lawsuit against Donald Trump’s Justice Department that says the agency is illegally holding crime-fighting grant money over cities’ heads if they don’t enforce federal immigration law.

Ivan Bates, Local Defense Attorney, Expected to Announce Run for State’s Attorney

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Still via WBAL-TV/YouTube

Ivan Bates is expected to announce tomorrow morning that he’ll be challenging incumbent Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby for her seat as the city’s top prosecutor in 2018.

Prosecutors: Third Body Cam Video Shows Police Reenacting Evidence Discovery

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City prosecutors say they’ve come upon a third video depicting a city police officer engaging in “questionable activity” during a June arrest, which will affect an additional 101 pending or closed cases.

Once Again, Public Defender Says Body Cam Footage Appears to Show City Police Officers Manufacturing Evidence

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Public defenders say more body camera footage has surfaced “that appears to depict multiple officers working together to manufacture evidence,” once again leading to dropped charges and an internal review.

Mosby: Video of Officer Placing Drugs in Can ‘Wasn’t Immediately Visible’ During Initial Review

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Still via YouTube/Baltimore City State’s Attorney’s Office

Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby said today that the now-infamous body cam footage of a city police officer placing a bag of drugs inside a soup can and then “finding” it wasn’t immediately noticeable when prosecutors were reviewing the footage early on.

Frosh Issues Guidance Warning Md. Law Enforcement About Complying with Trump’s Immigration Orders

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Maryland’s attorney general today issued a memo to law enforcement agencies across Maryland that they don’t need – and in fact, shouldn’t, in many cases – comply with the Trump administration’s orders to work with federal immigration agents deporting people en masse from the country.

Public Safety Town Hall Planned with Police Commissioner Kevin Davis, State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby

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A Baltimore nonprofit has organized a community town hall for next Tuesday with two of the city’s top public safety officials to try to alleviate residents’ concerns about crime.

Marilyn Mosby Says Seven Cops’ Indictments Affect More than 200 Cases; Public Defender Estimates Tally “in the Thousands”

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City prosecutors, public defenders and private attorneys have all been preoccupied since federal authorities indicted seven Baltimore police officers on federal racketeering charges last month. At a press conference this morning, State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby revealed her office has identified more than 50 active cases and over 150 closed and adjudicated cases affected by the indictments.

City Prosecutors to Begin Explaining Decisions Not to Charge Police for Use of Force

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Prosecutors in Baltimore have made a move that should please advocates of increased transparency in investigations of cases involving use of force by police officers.