In settlement, BPD apologizes to residents after 2017 lockdown

As part of a settlement approved Wednesday, the Baltimore Police Department issued an apology to residents of Harlem Park, whose neighborhood was subjected to a police lockdown after the fatal shooting of Detective Sean Suiter in 2017. In 2019, the American Civil Liberties Union filed a federal lawsuit against the BPD and former Police Commissioner Kevin Davis, charging that the residents' state and federal constitutional rights were violated during a six-day multiblock police lockdown of their neighborhood.

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