Justice Department and Baltimore Reach Consent Decree on Reforming City's Police Department

After months of negotiation, the U.S. Department of Justice and the city of Baltimore have reached an agreement on a consent decree that mandates reforms of the city's police department, federal and city officials announced today.
1:15 | 01/12/17

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Or Baltimore anyways. This is a great. I want to say that the agreement recognizes that the city's water well we've department. Has begun some critical reform. However. There is much more to be done. We know that the pretty gray situation. Also perpetuated. This. Coming together. Of all three agency. And we also recognize that you know we are in the early stages that. Once the document is formed and violent that it has been. We know that the process begins with off so that being accepted. As well as community import. F through this agreement. We are moving forward together. To work to heal the tension in the relationship. Between the Baltimore police department and the community that it serves as we all know the future Baltimore. Belongs to the people of this great city. But knows what it means to put your shoulder to the grind down. And I know the Baltimore city that will do the hard work needed to make this consent decree a reality.

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