By Mark Hensch – 04/07/17 01:25 PM EDT
Attorney General Jeff Sessions says an Obama-era agreement between the Department of Justice (DOJ) and Baltimore to bring reforms to its police force could make the city “less safe.”
A federal judge approved the consent decree on Friday, turning it into a court order. The judge blocked a request from the Trump Justice Department to delay the agreement.
Sessions blasted the decision.
“Today, a federal court entered a consent decree that will require the court and a highly-paid monitor to govern every detail of how the Baltimore Police Department functions for the foreseeable future,” the nation’s top law enforcement official said in a statement Friday.
“This decree was negotiated during a rushed process by the previous administration and signed only days before they left office.