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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.

Jeff Sessions Pressures Baltimore to Adopt Immigrant Detention Policy, Leveraging Crime-Fighting Money

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Jeff Sessions wasn’t lying when he said the Trump administration would withhold money from cities that don’t comply with its immigration policies, though it’s still unclear if he understands how Baltimore’s prison system works.

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.

Police Union’s Letter to DOJ Airs Grievances About Body Cams, Staffing, Equipment

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Courtesy FOP Lodge 3
Courtesy FOP Lodge 3

The Baltimore Police Department is currently negotiating a consent decree with federal investigators who found the department very much at fault in August. Amid those talks, the union representing city police officers announced yesterday that it sent three investigators a nine-page letter.

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