The Justice Department and the city of Baltimore City made a deal to mend a broken trust between law enforcement and African American residents that have allegedly been targeted with excessive force. These outrages increased following the death of Freddie Gray while in custody in April of 2015.
“The agreement is robust and comprehensive,” said Attorney General Lynch “It includes a range of reforms to achieve our three main goals: to ensure effective and constitutional policing, to restore community trust in law enforcement; and to advance public and officer safety.”
Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh called this resolution a “great day” for the city.
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