USA Healing its Racism: Six police officers have been charged in the death of Freddie Gray

Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby

Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby

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Six police officers have been charged in the death of Freddie Gray, Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby said Friday. One officer — the driver of the police van — has been charged with several counts, including second-degree depraved-heart murder. Another officer has been charged with several counts, including manslaughter and involuntary manslaughter. Two other officers have been charged with several counts, including involuntary manslaughter. An additional two officers are charged with several counts, including second-degree assault.

[Breaking news update at 11:01 a.m.]

A warrant has been issued for the arrest of six officers involved in the death of Freddie Gray, Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby said.

[Breaking news update at 10:56 a.m.]

Six police officers have been charged in the death of Freddie Gray, Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby said Friday.

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  1. Charges filed against 6 officers in death of Freddie Gray

    (CNN)—Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby has announced that six police officers have been charged in the death of Freddie Gray.

    One officer — the driver of the police van — has been charged with several counts, including second-degree depraved-heart murder. Another officer has been charged with several counts, including manslaughter and involuntary manslaughter.

    Two other officers have been charged with several counts, including involuntary manslaughter. And two other officers are charged with several counts, including second-degree assault.

    Here is a full list of charges, as released by the Office of the State’s Attorney for Baltimore City.

    Officer Garrett E. Miller

    1) Assault/second degree (10 yrs.)

    2) Assault/second degree (10 yrs,)

    3) Misconduct in office (8th Amendment*)

    4) Misconduct in office (8th Amendment* )

    5) False imprisonment (8th Amendment* )

    Sgt. Alicia D. White

    1) Manslaughter (involuntary) (10 yrs.)

    2) Assault/second degree (10 yrs.)

    3) Misconduct in office (8th Amendment*)

    Officer Caesar R. Goodson Jr.

    1) Second degree depraved heart murder (30 yrs.)

    2) Manslaughter (involuntary) (10 yrs.)

    3) Assault/second degree (10 yrs.)

    4) Manslaughter by vehicle (gross negligence) (10 yrs.)

    5) Manslaughter by vehicle (criminal negligence) (3 yrs.)

    6) Misconduct in office (8th Amendment* )

    Officer William G. Porter

    1) Manslaughter (involuntary) (10 yrs.)

    2) Assault/second degree (10 yrs.)

    3) Misconduct in office (8th Amendment*)

    Lt. Brian W. Rice

    1) Manslaughter (involuntary) (10 yrs.)

    2) Assault/second degree (10 yrs.)

    3) Assault/second degree (10 yrs.)

    4) Misconduct in office (8th Amendment*)

    5) Misconduct in office (8th Amendment*)

    6) False imprisonment (8th Amendment*)

    Officer Edward M. Nero

    1) Assault/second degree (10 yrs.)

    2) Assault/second degree (10 yrs.)

    3) Misconduct in office (8th Amendment*)

    4) Misconduct in office (8th Amendment* )

    5) False imprisonment (8th Amendment*)

    *Any sentence that does not constitute cruel & unusual punishment

    http://www.cnn.com/2015/05/01/us/freddie-gray-police-charges/index.html

  2. I hope that this will be a lesson to all police officers, that they are not above the law and that they must begin to eradicate the racism within the police force.

  3. Some of the police officers are blacks. Are they racists too or is the word being misused where it does not fit in?

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