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March 20, 2017
Cops Win Another Round Pursuing the Prosecutor Who Pursued Them
A judge rules against Marilyn Mosby in the Freddie Gray case.
November 9, 2016
What Trump’s Win Means for Chicago and Baltimore’s Cops
The president-elect may soon upend an Obama-era police reform tactic.
August 16, 2016
What the DOJ’s Report on Baltimore Teaches Us About Cops, Sex Workers, and Corruption
A look inside a culture of pervasive misconduct.
April 18, 2016
Some of Our Best Work of the Past Year
From David Simon's Baltimore anguish to elite police fraternities to teens behind bars.
May 26, 2015
Policing the Police
As the Justice Department pushes reform, some changes don't last.
May 2, 2015
Baltimore’s Polite Police Reform
The softer side of Justice Department intervention.
April 29, 2015
David Simon on Baltimore’s Anguish
Freddie Gray, the drug war, and the decline of “real policing.”
April 28, 2015
Meet Anthony Batts
A brief, aggregated history of the Baltimore police commissioner at the eye of the storm.
April 27, 2015
Did you know police have their own Bill of Rights?
April 23, 2015
‘There is a Visceral Hatred for the People Who Wear This Uniform.’
Baltimore’s chief on policing in black communities.