Three years ago, Baltimore and the US Justice Department entered into the consent decree, committing the city to enact sweeping reforms to end unconstitutional policing and restore community trust.
We ask Kenneth Thompson, head of team monitoring the consent decree, for a progress report. Where does the timeline of reforms stand? How has changing leadership impacted the process? Read the newly released BPD Community Policing Plan here.
And Ashiah Parker, executive director of the No Boundaries Coalition, a resident-led group in Central West Baltimore, describes a breakdown in communication.