Testifying today before the state Gun Trace Task Force reform commission: Former BPD commissioner Anthony Batts, who has kept a low public profile since he was fired in 2015. Stream:
(The officer, Sgt. Carl Cicchetti, was accused during Gun Trace Task Force trial of tipping off the officers to federal investigation. He was just asked by a defense attorney about Det. Craig Jester, who he said is no long a task force officer and has been suspended for a year)
Baltimore's city solicitor says that as many as 20 cases related to the Gun Trace Task Force scandal have been settled. No dollar figures have been disclosed.
Happening now: State Gun Trace Task Force commission is discussing proposal to create new police internal discipline "charging committee" - 4 of 5 seats would be held by people outside of the police department, including a civilian and member of public defender's office
Filed: A federal judge in Baltimore stepped off the bench to apologize to 2 men who spent years in federal prison for drugs allegedly planted by corrupt officer. “I’m afraid this is not over yet,” judge says of Gun Trace Task Force case
A young detective eager to work with the leader of Gun Trace Task Force recalls being taken for a ride where the sergeant tested his willingness to steal from drug dealers. When he objected, he was transferred
I realize that Trump sucks up all the oxygen, but this corruption case is an A-1 story. A gun-trace task force was basically criminalizing black men at random. Read , then follow the essential reporting of .
Unlawful "sneak and peek" searches, use of illegal GPS devices, stolen dirtbikes and looted drugs among the crimes Gun Trace Task Force supervisor admits to in guilty plea
He was going to offer testimony against officers who have been indicted in the Gun Trace Task Force case, in a years-old incident