The Baltimore Police Department has a long track record of racial discrimination, frequently violating the rights of the city’s black residents, according to a scathing report released Wednesday by the U.S. Department of Justice.

The investigation was commissioned in May 2015, following the death

Source:: The Lowdown

MAP: How the Feds Are Policing the Police in Baltimore and Other Cities Across the Country 8 March,2017Matthew Green


Matthew Green

Matthew Green produces and edits The Lowdown, KQED’s multimedia news education blog, an online resource for educators and the general public. He previously taught journalism at Fremont High School in East Oakland, and has written for numerous local publications, including the Oakland Tribune and San Francisco Chronicle. Email:; Twitter: @MGreenKQED

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