West Baltimore Community Commission on Police Misconduct

HAPP visting lecturer, Charles Cange, report & press conf.

Over-Policed, Yet Underserved: The People’s Findings Regarding Police Misconduct in West Baltimore

Dr. Charles Cange, visiting lecturer in Health Administration and Policy Program (HAPP), Department of Sociology & Anthropology at the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC), is a member and research consultant for W. Baltimore Community Commission on Police Misconduct.  Findings were released in a reported entitled Over-Policed, Yet Underserved: The People’s Findings Regarding Police Misconduct in West Baltimore  and were reported at press conference (http://www.noboundariescoalition.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/No-Boundaries-Layout-Web-1.pdf). 


Since then, the report has been covered by several international and national outlets: The New York TimesThe Guardian (US and UK), The Independent (UK), The Huffington Post, and The Baltimore Sun.  UMBC Sociology Masters student, Nick Jacobsen, provided Dr. Cange with qualitative and quantitative analytic support during the research process.

Please find the story links below:



The conference was also covered by various news channels, so there is a video clip of Sandtown residents sharing their stories as well as community leaders advocating for wide-ranging reforms on policing practices at the local, state and federal levels, including a return to community policing.  



Posted: March 23, 2016, 1:21 PM