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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.