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

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.

"If our community thinks there are police officers who are planting evidence during the course of their duty, that's certainly something that will keep me up at night," Davis told a press scrum that included national television network reporters.

In a video released yesterday to Fox 45 by the Office of the Public Defender, an officer is seen placing a bag of drugs in a soup can and putting the can in a grubby yard, walking away from the yard,...

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