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An open letter to the residents in attendance at the Western District Police Station celebration

I'd like to talk a little bit about the enthusiasm with which you seemed to greet the changes made to the new police station. I saw you last week when I went to tour the Western District. You bustled along next to me as we crowded into repainted corners, and waved makeshift fans in the hot, overcrowded public room as we listened to officials make speeches about the importance of this momentous occasion.

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After bodycam story goes national, Mosby offers SAO's account; public defender responds

A day after bodycam footage that appears to show a Baltimore Police officer planting drugs made national news, Baltimore City State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby called a press conference to offer her office's account of how this went unnoticed until days before the case was set to go to trial.

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BPD pledges investigation in response to bodycam video allegedly showing police planting evidence

The Baltimore Police Department is investigating three cops who submitted body camera video that seemed to show them manipulating evidence in a drug case, Commissioner Kevin Davis announced in an afternoon press conference.

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The last defendant in the Sonar/Talking Head pot case is a Philadelphia lawyer, and he's guilty

A 65-year-old Philadelphia lawyer is going to prison for three and a half years for money laundering and witness tampering in the decade-old, Baltimore-based pot conspiracy that closed the Sonar nightclub and sent its owner to prison.

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Commissioner Davis continues support of mandatory minimum bill in face of pushback

Not long after Mayor Catherine Pugh, Commissioner Kevin Davis, City Council President Bernard C. "Jack Young," and several members of the city's Annapolis delegation held a press conference to announce a council bill proposing a mandatory minimum one-year sentence for illegal gun convictions, people came out against it.

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