We hear a lot of bad things about Baltimore City and the Baltimore City Police Department. Many will argue that the key to fighting violence and crime is through our communities. HBO recently released a documentary called Baltimore Rising, following both sides of the uprising and the aftermath of Freddie Gray and the police trials. … More Baltimore Police Department’s Community Collaboration Division
Baltimore has earned a reputation for crime. Some call it Charm City; others call it Bodymore, Murdaland. Some students were aghast at the level of gang activity here. Having worked in just the womens’ prison, this was no surprise. Detectives Smith and Miller began their presentation on gangs with a gangsta rap video to demonstrate … More Baltimore Gangs
Learn about BPD’s Office of Professional Responsibility and Internal Affairs so you can better navigate and understand the complaint process. … More What Does Baltimore City Police Department’s Office of Professional Responsibility Do?
Learn about filing complaints, what happens next, the Law Enforcement Officers’ Bill of Rights and the legal training officers receive. … More How to file a complaint with the BPD, what happens next, LEOBR, & what legal training do officers have
Whether you like it or not, I don’t think the issue of violence in this country will evolve until we start working with the mindset that we should be taking care of each other and looking out for ppl other than just ourselves or our families. By this, I mean…making education, healthcare (mental health included), … More Thoughts After Las Vegas Massacre
Now is not the time to rest on our laurels (re: Obamacare). We won a battle yesterday, but not the war. We still need to fight back against the Senate’s vote against internet privacy. Then the big one-net neutrality. Keep these on your radars and get your voices heard. Net neutrality is a big deal … More Fight for your right to Internet
You may have heard about Steve King’s (R-IA) disgraceful tweets about populating the world with “someone else’s babies” which, of course, David Duke retweeted. It’s just the most recent in a list of gross white-Supremacist comments he has made over the years. King recently supported the Netherlands’ far right candidate Geert Wilders (he lost) … More This is how we will win back Congress & #Resist
It all started with some backlash upon letting my toddler son dress as a princess for Halloween… … More Halloween, Acceptance, & Gender Norms