Southeastern District Accessory to Assault Official Misconduct Negligence The Beating of Dashawn McGrier: On August 11, 2018, Officer Arthur Williams brutalized Dashawn McGrier. The second officer on the scene, Brandon Smith-Saxon, is seen in the now-viral video standing by while the assault takes place. In the altercation, McGrier, who has a prior history with Williams, […]Read More #WantedWednesday: Officer Brandon Smith-Saxon
Dept: Eastern District Accessory to Rape Excessive Force False Arrest Official Misconduct Warrantless Search Planting Evidence Harassment Theft Jemini Jones and the Southwest Flex Squad: In 2005, officers assigned to a Southwestern District Flex Squad, including Nagovich, were accused of aiding and abetting Jemini Jones, an officer accused of raping a female suspect in […]Read More #WantedWednesday: Detective Valentine Nagovich, Jr.
Dept: Crime Lab (Now), Western District (Then) Murder Abuse of Power Excessive Force False Arrest Witness Tampering Witness Intimidation Destruction of Evidence Harassment Threats of Violence Drunk Driving Reports from the Carroll County Sheriff’s office reveal 7 years of alleged harassment, stalking, and threatening of Rice’s ex-girlfriend, the mother of his child, and her then-husband. 2012: […]Read More #WantedWednesday: Lieutenant Brian Rice
Murder Excessive Force Corruption Fraud Destruction of Evidence Witness Tampering 1990, De Sousa chased down a dirt biker who he claimed had a warrant. The chase resulted in a tense clash that caused the subsequent gathering of a crowd of more than 100 protesting the encounter. The Baltimore Sun referred to it as “a […]Read More #WantedWednesday: Darryl De Sousa
Overtime Fraud Corruption Unconstitutional Policing In 2011, city prosecutor Janice Bledsoe investigated Ian Dombroski and Robert Quick over allegations that they improperly received overtime payments. They had been signing each other’s overtime slips. Both were serving as deputy majors while being compensated as lieutenants. By contract, officers of their rank were not allowed to […]Read More #WantedWednesday: Ian Dombroski
Photo by Reginald Thomas II Excessive Force False Arrest False Imprisonment Abusive Language Harassment Corruption Nine Baltimore activists filed a class action lawsuit against the Baltimore Police Department and the State of Maryland related to the #AFROMATION protest during Artscape on July 16, 2016. That day, 65 protesters were arrested when a large march, dubbed […]Read More #WantedWednesday: Captain Charles Thompson
Perjury Witness Intimidation Falsifying Warrants Investigative Negligence Influence Witness Testimony Adnan Syed In February 2016, when Adnan Syed’s case was remanded back to the Circuit Court so he could make a case for post-conviction relief, lead prosecutor Thiru Vignarajah called upon Detective Veney for help. The State called a surprise last-minute witness named “Officer Steve”, […]Read More #WantedWednesday: Homicide Detective Mark Veney
1st Degree Murder Attempted Murder Assault Excessive Force False Arrest False Imprisonment Harassment Taxpayers paid out more than $1.2 million in two years to settle three cases in which Officer Nicholas Chapman was a defendant. Abdul Salaam In 2016, a jury awarded Abdul Salaam $70,000 after he filed a civil suit against Chapman and other […]Read More #WantedWednesday: Officer Nicholas David Chapman
Overtime Fraud Assault Excessive Force False Arrest False Imprisonment Abusive Language Managerial Ineptitude In 1996 Quick was among a group of police accused of falsely detaining verbally abusing and assaulting Aaron Jones and two family members. The officers made the arrests “all while yelling crude racial epithets”. Aaron Jones was not found guilty. Source: Baltimore […]Read More #WantedWednesday: Lieutenant Robert Quick, Jr.
Assault w/ a Firearm Assault Excessive Force False Arrest False Imprisonment In 2011, the city paid $67,500 to settle a claim made by Baltimore resident, Terrell Perkins. Perkins charged that Conaway and additional officers assaulted him unprovoked during a robbery-related interrogation in 2007 after the store where Perkins worked was robbed. Perkins maintained he was “physically […]Read More #WantedWednesday: Colonel Byron Conaway