The DOJ moved to ease the federal consent decree against the Baltimore Police Department stemming from the in-custody death of Freddie Gray.

A Department of Justice investigation confirmed the worst-kept secret.

U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland has ended a Trump-era restriction on investigations into police departments and issued a memo to all U.S. attorneys and other relevant staff outlining policies to address law enforcement.

Attorney General Jeff Sessions orders a review of police reform consent decrees.