Tag: Corruption

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Judge Releasing Most of 25 Baltimore Correctional Officers Indicted, Accused of Excessive Force and Corruption

Twenty-five Baltimore correctional officers were indicted Tuesday with allegations of assaulting and threatening detainees in a state-run jail, tampering with evidence and falsifying correctional documents. Baltimore City Circuit Court Judge Jennifer Friedman released most of them Wednesday, pending their trial. Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby’s office secured these 25…

Chicago Smollett Lawsuit Investigation

Chicago Attorneys File Civil Suit Against Jussie Smollett to Recoup Dollars From Investigation

The City of Chicago is suing Jussie Smollett after it allegedly spent more than $130,000 “in overtime costs during the investigation” of his January attack, according to a new lawsuit. The lawsuit read, in part: “During the course of CPD’s investigation into [Smollett’s] false statements, CPD has incurred 1,836 overtime…

Baltimore Detectives Convicted of Robbery, Racketeering

Two detectives in Baltimore have been found guilty on charges of racketeering, racketeering conspiracy and robbery. The verdict simply confirms what has already been common knowledge about the corrupt Baltimore Police Department, a problem detailed by a Justice Department report in 2016. Daniel T. Hersl and Marcus R. Taylor were…