Officer Porter Compelled to Testify; 2016 Mayoral Candidate Patrick Gutierrez | WYPR

Officer Porter Compelled to Testify; 2016 Mayoral Candidate Patrick Gutierrez

Jan 7, 2016

Democratic mayoral candidate Patrick Gutierrez

Unless an appeals court says no, Officer William Porter will be compelled to testify against Caesar Goodson, the next Baltimore police officer on trial for the death and arrest of Freddie Gray. Legal experts are calling this move unprecedented. University of Maryland law professor Doug Colbert offers his analysis at noon. 

Then, we’ll welcome Patrick Gutierrez, continuing our conversations with Baltimore’s candidates for mayor. Gutierrez has worked as a bank manager, a sportswriter, and a community activist. In a crowded primary race among Democrats, does being a political outsider give Gutierrez an advantage? And with Baltimore’s population is on the decline, how does he plan to attract families to the city? Share your questions for Democratic candidate for mayor, Patrick Gutierrez, on Midday, after the news.