Baltimore Sun: The Baltimore Police Gun Trace Task Force Scandal

Number 28090
Subject Police
Source Baltimore Sun
State
Year 2018
Publication Date February 2018 - December 2018
Summary The Baltimore Sun’s coverage of arguably the biggest corruption scandal in the history of the Baltimore Police Department continued into 2018, with the trials of the remaining officers charged in the federal case and the fallout from the case. The Sun produced work that revealed the suburban drug case that led authorities to the rogue squad, how the convictions thrust into question thousands of open and adjudicated cases involving the officers and what the trials revealed about the deep reach of the city’s drug economy.
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Keywords Baltimore Sun, police, corruption, Baltimore Police Department, rogue squad, drugs
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