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As comment deadline nears, DOJ holds town hall on BPD consent decree

As comment deadline nears, DOJ holds town hall on BPD consent decree

"I am begging you to work with this process, this is the only one we have," Rep. Elijah E. Cummings told a crowd of 200 at a town hall meeting on Wednesday. The meeting, one of several around the city, was an opportunity for Baltimore residents to weigh in on the Department of Justice's report about Baltimore police before the federal government hammers out a court-enforced plan for reform. Cummings said this was a "critical moment" for the city and the police department and urged the audience to "turn [this] into a movement" because "it can be done."

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