- Peter Moskos: The officer who was acquitted in the Freddie Gray case did not commit a crime
- He says the prosecutor mishandled the high-profile case from the start
- Moskos: Baltimore should focus on crime-fighting resources and criminals
Peter Moskos, a former Baltimore police officer, is an associate professor in the department of law and police science at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York. He is the author of "Cop in the Hood" and "In Defense of Flogging." The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the author. This commentary has been updated from a version published earlier.
(CNN)On Monday, a third Baltimore police officer, Lt. Brian Rice, was acquitted of all criminal charges in the death of Freddie Gray, a suspect who was fatally hurt last year while being transported, handcuffed, in a police van.