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Federal Judge Requests Public Input on Police Consent Decree

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Photo via Wikimedia Commons

A federal judge wants members of the public to chime in before he signs off on the the much-deliberated consent decree containing required reform measure for the Baltimore Police Department.

DOJ Attorney, Mayor Pugh Say Consent Decree Will be Implemented in Trump Era

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With Donald Trump now at the helm of the country, everything feels like it’s changing. Locally, a federal judge is wondering if the outcome of federally required police reforms for the Baltimore Police Department will change as well.

Nonprofit, Mayor Pugh Pledge to Help Pay for Police Reforms, More Patrol Officers

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Baltimore police are under the microscope to implement wide-reaching reforms required under their new consent decree with the U.S. Justice Department, but they’ll need a hefty infusion of cash to make those changes happen.

Attorney General Loretta Lynch Paying Timely Visit to Baltimore This Week

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Outgoing Attorney General Loretta Lynch sits with President Obama. Photo via Wikimedia Commons.

One of Loretta Lynch’s first actions as U.S. attorney general was to come to Baltimore during the unrest that followed Freddie Gray’s Death, so it’s only fitting that she’ll spend one of her final days in office here as well.

Push for Baltimore Police Consent Decree Intensifies as Trump’s Inauguration Creeps Closer

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The announcement of the DOJ’s findings on the Baltimore Police Department back in August 2016. Courtesy Mayor SRB/Facebook.

City and federal officials and attorneys are hard at work drawing up the finalized required reforms for the Baltimore Police Department before Donald Trump’s administration moves into Washington D.C.

Agreement on Police Reforms ‘Extremely Unlikely’ Before SRB Leaves Office

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Courtesy Mayor SRB/Facebook
Mayor Rawlings-Blake, BPD Commissioner Davis and DOJ Civil Rights Division Chief Vanita Gupta, Courtesy Mayor SRB/Facebook

There’s little to no chance the City and U.S. Justice Department will have finalized a consent decree holding required reforms for the Baltimore Police Department by Dec. 5, according to outgoing Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake.

City, DOJ to Whiff on Deadline for Consent Decree with Police Reforms

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Courtesy Mayor SRB/Facebook
Courtesy Mayor SRB/Facebook

We are approaching a day when the City of Baltimore and federal investigators will formally agree on how to fix the Baltimore Police Department. However, that day is not tomorrow, which was the deadline both sides set back in August.

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