Maryland 2017

2017
2009

MD

Maryland

Maryland 2017

Nearly 800 defendants in Baltimore, Maryland, had their convictions vacated and charges dismissed after eight police officers on a weapons task force were arrested in 2017 and charged with wide-ranging misconduct, including theft and falsifying reports. 

  • State:
  • Number of Defendants: At least 759 (according to 2020 report)
  • Number of Defendants in Individual Registry: 2
  • Crimes:
  • Violent felonies Drug possession/sale Weapon offenses
  • Earliest conviction:
  • Most Recent Conviction:
  • First Exoneration: 2017
  • Most Recent Exoneration: 2020
  • Total Known Compensation: Approximately $13.5 mm