As part of the Consent Decree that Baltimore City and the Department of Justice entered into as the result of an investigation into the Baltimore Police Department (BPD) after the death of Freddie Gray in police custody, the first set of the BPD’s revised policies relating to stops, searches, and arrests are available for public comment until September 15th. Community members and organizations are encouraged to review and provide edits or recommendations. Click on the links below to access the policies and provide feedback.
The policies are:
1112: Field Interviews, Investigative Stops/Detentions, Weapons Pat-Downs, and Searches (revised)
1109: Warrantless Searches (new policy)
1013: Strip Searches and Body Cavity Searches (revised)
1106: Warrantless Arrest Procedures and Probable Cause Standards (revised)
1007: Search and Seizure Warrants (revised)