Baltimore police put a critical new pilot program to the test this afternoon, with successful results.
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It was a big deal in Maryland when Rod Rosenstein was tapped to be second-in-command of the U.S. Justice Department under Donald Trump. But in a new interview with The New York Times, the president said he was miffed to learn of Rosenstein’s professional origins.
Maryland’s top federal prosecutor could soon be second-in-command in President Donald Trump’s Justice Department.
So that Department of Justice report about the Baltimore Police Department is pretty (and deservedly) harsh. If you were a high-ranking politician who was able to influence BPD policy, this might cause you to do a little reflection. Or, if you’re Martin O’Malley, it might make you want to remind everyone that it’s not your fault.
The Justice Department officially releases its report on the Baltimore Police Department today, but some media outlets received an advance copy yesterday. The ultimate conclusions are quite damning: there is, the Justice Department concludes, “reasonable cause to believe that the BPD engages in a pattern or practice of conduct that violates the Constitution or federal law.”