One Year After the DOJ Report: Baltimore’s Civilian Review Board | WYPR

One Year After the DOJ Report: Baltimore’s Civilian Review Board

Aug 21, 2017

Jill Carter (right) is director of the city's Office of Civil Rights and Wage Enforcement, which oversees the Civilian Review Board.
Credit Baltimore City Office of Civil Rights and Wage Enforcement Facebook page

One of the criticisms of last year’s US Department of Justice investigation into the Baltimore Police Department - the city’s Civilian Review Board was severely hampered by a lack of both resources and cooperation from the department. Jill Carter, director of Baltimore’s Office of Civil Rights & Wage Enforcement and former state delegate, tells us how things have changed. And Bridal Pearson, civilian chair of the Civilian Review Board and representative for the Northern District, explains how the board investigates complaints.

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