Dan Gilmore / May 22, 2015

Grand Jury Indicts All Six Baltimore Police Officers

It appears that the winds of politics are blowing against police officers. On Thursday, a Baltimore grand jury indicted all six police officers connected to the death of Freddie Gray, 22 days after the Maryland State Attorney Marilyn Mosby charged the group with everything from false arrest to second-degree depraved heart murder. This is different than when grand juries took weeks to deliberate whether or not to charge Officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown and New York City police officers in the death of Eric Garner. Furthermore, the Maryland prosecution dropped the charges of false arrest — Gray’s knife appears to have violated the city’s knife code — and charged all the officers with the misdemeanor of reckless endangerment. It’s a charge the Baltimore Sun notes could be a charge easier to prove and that the prosecution could fall back on to ensure some kind of conviction is reached. Meanwhile in Ferguson, the city announced that it will replace the temporary memorial at the site where Brown was shot with a more permanent plaque. In other words, the community decided to side with Brown rather than Wilson, the man who the courts — and Obama’s Justice Department — decided fired his gun in self-defense.

Start a conversation using these share links:

Who We Are

The Patriot Post is a highly acclaimed weekday digest of news analysis, policy and opinion written from the heartland — as opposed to the MSM’s ubiquitous Beltway echo chambers — for grassroots leaders nationwide. More

What We Offer

On the Web

We provide solid conservative perspective on the most important issues, including analysis, opinion columns, headline summaries, memes, cartoons and much more.

Via Email

Choose our full-length Digest or our quick-reading Snapshot for a summary of important news. We also offer Cartoons & Memes on Monday and Alexander’s column on Wednesday.

Our Mission

The Patriot Post is steadfast in our mission to extend the endowment of Liberty to the next generation by advocating for individual rights and responsibilities, supporting the restoration of constitutional limits on government and the judiciary, and promoting free enterprise, national defense and traditional American values. We are a rock-solid conservative touchstone for the expanding ranks of grassroots Americans Patriots from all walks of life. Our mission and operation budgets are not financed by any political or special interest groups, and to protect our editorial integrity, we accept no advertising. We are sustained solely by you. Please support The Patriot Fund today!


“Our cause is noble; it is the cause of mankind!” —George Washington

The Patriot Post is protected speech, as enumerated in the First Amendment and enforced by the Second Amendment of the Constitution of the United States of America, in accordance with the endowed and unalienable Rights of All Mankind.

Copyright © 2021 The Patriot Post. All Rights Reserved.

The Patriot Post does not support Internet Explorer. We recommend installing the latest version of Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox, or Google Chrome.