BALTIMORE, MD. (CNN) – Baltimore city police aren’t taking any chances of a repeat of the April riots.
Department brass have canceled all leave requests for this Wednesday and September 10th, during pretrial hearings for the officers involved in Freddie Gray’s April arrest.
The 25 year old died from spinal injuries he sustained while in police custody, igniting weeks long protests, and a violent riot that left several officers injured.
The department would not reveal where officers would be staged, but say they will beefing up their presence during the hearings near the downtown court house.
Ensuring this time, the department is ready for whatever outcome.
Wednesday’s hearing will center on having the case dismissed, to pushing for state attorney Marilyn Mosby’s office to recuse themselves from the case.
State police have also canceled leave for the pretrial motions.
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