fix articles 123695, baltimore police
Baltimore cops and the rotten core of policing (tags)
The explosive trial of eight of Baltimore Police’s Gun Trace Task Force has exposed some of the worst misconduct imaginable — from robbery and extortion to faking evidence, planting drugs, and stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars, drugs and valuables from their victims. The eight cops involved have left a wake of destruction within Baltimore’s most vulnerable community. And even doubled their pay through fake overtime while doing it. In trials concluded in January, all either pleaded or were found guilty and face sentences of up to 60 years for racketeering, robbery and conspiracy.
Baltimore police union balks at policy requiring officers to pay some legal damages themse (tags)
Baltimore police union balks at policy requiring officers to pay some legal damages themselves
Systemic Injustice Against Two Longtime Political Prisoners (tags)
40 years in prison hell though innocent
Blackwater Training US Police (tags)
The mercenary firm Blackwater USA is well known for the controversy involving its "shoot first, ask no questions" policy in Iraq.
They're Coming to Take Me Away (tags)
Artie wasn't home when the Baltimore SWAT team broke down the door and then handcuffed his 72-year-old wife to the bedstead for seven hours, while they ransacked the couple's home. Elizabeth is a proud grandmother, in fact, great-grandmother to three youngsters. They took the couple's computer equipment, private papers and $8,000 in cash which the couple kept in their home for safety...for safety.