Goodson faces the most serious charges in the Freddie Gray trial, including second-degree “depraved-heart” murder, manslaughter, assault, misconduct in office, and reckless endangerment charges. He opted for a bench trial in early June.
Officer Goodson -- who faces second-degree depraved heart murder as well as manslaughter, assault, misconduct in office and reckless endangerment charges -- was responsible for getting him to a hospital, Porter said.
Goodson's fellow officers involved say that he is to blame for not ensuring Freddie Gray's safety in the back of the police van.
In the suit, the officers claim that Mosby and Cogen were aware the statement of charges filed against the officers and other statements Mosby made at a May 1, 2015 news conference announcing the charges "were false."
On April 12, 2015, Gray, 25, was arrested and died a week later from complications relating to a spinal cord injury after riding in the back of a police van.
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Judge Barry Williams granted a request from Officer Edward Nero's lawyers to waive his right to a jury in a pre-trial hearing.
It’s been one year since Baltimore lost Freddie Gray at the hands of police. The 25-year-old, who suffered a severe spinal injury while being transported in a police van, died one week after his April 2015 arrest. The city was left in a state of chaos. But in the wake of pain was an agenda to heal. […]
The Baltimore Police Department is back in the news after a home video went viral.
The motion was filed last Thursday (March 31) at the Baltimore City Circuit Court to have Garrett Miller testify at Nero's trial, which will begin May 10. The order was filed since Miller will most likely refuse to take the stand because of his right against self-incrimination, says the report. Prosecutors dealt with similar issues in the case of Officer William Porter.
Indecline managed to spread awareness in a big way when they gave police brutality victims a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.