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What Happens When an Officer Calls Out Police Corruption Within His Force?

Former Baltimore police officer Joseph (Joe) Crystal (R) with his fellow colleagues at his police academy graduation ceremony in 2009. (Courtesy of Joseph Crystal)
Former Baltimore police officer Joseph (Joe) Crystal (R) with his fellow colleagues at his police academy graduation ceremony in 2009. (Courtesy of Joseph Crystal)

It was the Friday after Thanksgiving, 2012. Baltimore police Officer Joseph Crystal had just come home after visiting his in-laws. As he and his wife...

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