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Fenton, Justin

Summary: "Baltimore, 2015. Riots were erupting across the city as citizens demanded justice for Freddie Gray, a twenty-five-year old black man who had died while in police custody. At the same time, drug and violent crime were surging, and that year, Baltimore would reach its deadliest year in over two decades: 342 homicides in a city of six hundred thousand people. Under intense scrutiny--and a federal...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2021

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Shufelt, Gordon H.

Summary: "In 1875, an Irish-born Baltimore policeman, Patrick McDonald, entered the home of Daniel Brown, an African American laborer, and clubbed and shot Brown, who died within an hour of the attack. In similar cases at the time, authorities routinely exonerated Maryland law enforcement officers who killed African Americans, usually without serious inquiries into the underlying facts. But in this...

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Publisher / Publication Date: The Kent State University Press 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 364.152 SHU

Chaudry, Rabia

Summary: "In early 2000, Adnan Syed was convicted and sentenced to life plus thirty years for the murder of his ex-girlfriend Hae Min Lee, a high school senior in Baltimore, Maryland. Syed has maintained his innocence, and Rabia Chaudry, a family friend, has always believed him. By 2013, after almost all appeals had been exhausted, Rabia contacted Sarah Koenig, a producer at This American Life, in hopes...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364 CHA

Summary: A look at the drug scene in Baltimore through the eyes of the dealers, cops, and users.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Video 2008

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV WIR

Summary: Follows a single sprawling drug investigation in Baltimore, against the backdrop of the mayor's reelection campaign. Told from the point of view of both the police and their targets, where easy distinctions between good and evil are challenged at every turn.

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Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Video 2007

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV WIR

Egan, Timothy.

Summary: Breaking Blue is what Sheriff Tony Bamonte did when he disregarded the blue code that forbids investigating a fellow police officer. While preparing his master's thesis, Bamonte discovered new evidence linking a local officer to the 1935 murder of town marshal George Conniff. This is a gripping story of cop against cop and a collision between two generations of lawmen.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 1992

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 364.1 EGA

Summary: Delivering a candid portrait of citizens, police, community advocates, and government officials on the frontlines during three years of unparalleled, escalating violence in Baltimore. The film highlights the positive actions undertaken by groups and individuals, who come together to rebuild, heal, and forge a better way forward.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV CHA

Woods, Baynard

Summary: "The explosive true story of America's most corrupt police unit, the Gun Trace Task Force (GTTF), that terrorized the city of Baltimore for half a decade. When Baltimore police sergeant Wayne Jenkins said he had a monster, he meant he had found a big-timedrug dealer-one that he wanted to rob. This is the story of Jenkins and the Gun Trace Task Force (GTTF), a super group of dirty detectives who...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2020

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 364.1 WOO

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.1 WOO

Summary: Chronicles a multi-generational family business dealing illegal drugs and the efforts of the Baltimore police to curb their trade, draws parallels between these organizations and the men and women on either side of the battle.

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Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Video 2005

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV WIR

Egan, Timothy.

Summary: "How one man's hunt through a half century of police cover-ups unlocked the secret behind the nation's oldest continuing murder investigation"--Jacket.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 1992

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC EGA

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Summary: Follows a single sprawling drug and murder investigation in Baltimore. Told from the point of view of both the police and their targets, where easy distinctions between good and evil are challenged at every turn.

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Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Video 2004

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV WIR

Sullivan, Randall.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.1523 SUL

Lippman, Laura

Summary: When Felix Brewer meets Bernadette "Bambi" Gottschalk at a Valentine's Dance in 1959, he charms her with wild promises, some of which he actually keeps. Thanks to his lucrative--if not all legal--businesses, she and their three little girls live in luxury. But on the Fourth of July, 1976, Bambi's comfortable world implodes when Felix, newly convicted and facing prison, mysteriously vanishes....

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC LIP

Lippman, Laura

Summary: Thirty years ago two sisters disappeared from a shopping mall. Their bodies were never found and those familiar with the case have always been tortured by these questions: How do you kidnap two girls? Who--or what--could have lured the two sisters away from a busy mall on a Saturday afternoon without leaving behind a single clue or witness? Now a clearly disoriented woman involved in a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2007

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Lippman, Laura

Summary: Thirty years ago two sisters disappeared from a shopping mall. Their bodies were never found and those familiar with the case have always been tortured by these questions: How do you kidnap two girls? Who--or what--could have lured the two sisters away from a busy mall on a Saturday afternoon without leaving behind a single clue or witness? Now a clearly disoriented woman involved in a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperLuxe 2007

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP M LIP

Chayes, Sarah

Summary: A former advisor to the Joint Chiefs of Staff explains the common role of corruption in today's international uprisings, tracing corruption since the 1990s while arguing that corrupt governments have been largely responsible for extreme acts of rebellion.

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Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364 CHA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 364 Chayes 2015

Summary: The heat is on in Baltimore. The drug war is being lost, bodies are piling up, and a desperate mayor wants the tide turned before the election. But no matter how hard McNulty and the detail try, the dealers always seem to be one step ahead of the game.

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Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Video 2006

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV WIR

Humes, Edward.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 1992

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.1 HUM

Bowden, Mark

Summary: Cold case detectives solve the 1975 disappearance of two pre-teen girls in suburban Washington, DC.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press, an imprint of Grove Atlantic 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 364.152 BOW

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.152 BOW

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.152 BOW

Miller, T. Christian

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Summary: August, 2008. Marie, a teenager, reported being raped in her Seattle apartment by a masked man. Confronted with inconsistencies, she was charged with false reporting and branded a liar. Years later Colorado detectives discovered they were dealing with a serial rapist. Miller and Armstrong follow the tale of doubt, lies, and a hunt for justice-- and the long history of skepticism toward rape...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 364.15 MIL

Moore, Wes

Summary: "When Freddie Gray was arrested for possessing an 'illegal knife' in April 2015, he was, by eyewitness accounts that video evidence later confirmed, treated 'roughly' as police loaded him into a vehicle. By the end of his trip in the police van, Gray wasin a coma he would never recover from. In the wake of a long history of police abuse in Baltimore, this killing felt like a final straw--it led...

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Publisher / Publication Date: One World 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.32 MOO

Summary: An investigation into the disputed cause of death of black activist Sandra Bland, who died in police custody in Waller County, Texas, after a routine traffic stop by state trooper Brian Encinia.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC SAY

Ecenbarger, William.

Summary: Investigates the "kids for cash" scandal that saw Judge Mark A. Ciavarella hand down unusually harsh sentences to delinquent teenagers, ordering that they be sent to a detention facility in which he had a financial stake.

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Publisher / Publication Date: New Press 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 365.42 ECE

Janney, Rachel.

Contents: Positive behavior support -- Schoolwide positive behavior support -- Selected interventions for students at risk for behavior problems -- Individualized positive behavior support: conducting a functional behavioral assessment -- Designing, using, and evaluating individualized positive behavior supports.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Paul H. Brookes Pub. Co. 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 371.9 JAN

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