Baltimore City State's Attorney says they will be doing away with no-knock warrants
Posted by Associated Press on 14th October 2020
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Baltimore City State’s Attorney has announced they will be doing away with no-knock warrants.According to the City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby, recent events, such as the killing of Breonna Taylor, “have shown that the ends do not justify the means.”Baltimore City FOP responded to the policy change on Wednesday via Twitter, saying in part that there is a time and place for these warrants in law enforcement and that a judge should be the only one who decides whether a no-knock warrant is warranted..”Today the Baltimore City State’s Attorney issued a blanket prohibition in regard to no-knock warrants, to subordinate attorneys in her office,” read the tweet. “This action is completely irresponsible and an overreach, though predictable.”Several states across the country prohibit no-knock warrants, including Oregon and Florida.

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