Change Author / Owner : Digital image of police officers in riot gear
This black and white digital image depicts police officers in riot gear. The two officers in the foreground are out of focus and have their backs to the camera. They are wearing helmets and bullet proof vests. The officers in the background are wearing helmets and are carrying shields reading [POLICE].
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Subject of : Baltimore Police Department, American, founded 1845
Date : April 25, 2015
Caption : This image was captured on April 25, 2015, the day of a major peace rally and later uprisings in Baltimore following the death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray. Gray died from spinal cord injuries sustained while in police custody.
Object number : 2016.61.3
Type : digital images
Type : digital media - born digital
See more items in : National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title : Jermaine Johnson/Gibbs Photography Collection
Classification : Media Arts-Photography
Credit Line : Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Jermaine Gibbs
Place captured : Baltimore, Maryland, United States, North and Central America