Judge Appoints Baltimore Consent Decree Monitor Proposed by City and DOJ

A federal judge has appointed Kenneth Thompson, an attorney at the Baltimore-based law firm Venable, as monitor of the sweeping consent decree mandating local police reforms between Baltimore and the U.S. Department of Justice.

U.S. District Judge James K. Bredar made the appointment at the request of the two parties after a public selection process, under which Bredar said he was “confident that the public’s input was heard.”


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