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(CNN)Nearly two years after Freddie Gray's death in police custody led to protests, Baltimore and the US Justice Department agreed to terms Thursday on sweeping police reforms that include cameras in all police transport vans.
The Justice Department began investigating Baltimore police practices less than a month after the death of Freddie Gray. Here is a timeline of the case and the probe.
April 2015: Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old black man, suffers a broken neck in a prisoner transport van and dies a week later. His death becomes a symbol of the black community's mistrust of police and triggers days of protest and riots.
May 1, 2015: Six police officers are charged in connection with Gray's death, including one who drove the transport van.
May 8, 2015: The Justice Department announces it has opened an investigation into whether the Baltimore Police Department engages in a pattern or practice of discriminatory policing.
Fall 2015: Some officers start wearing body cameras in a pilot program.
December 2015-July 2016: A jury deadlocks in the case against one officer in the Gray case, and three other officers -- including the van driver -- are acquitted.
March 2016: The city announces some officers will start wearing body cameras permanently in the spring, and all officers are to wear them by 2018.
May 2016: The police department says it has outfitted some prisoner transport vans with cameras that will record activity in the custody compartments.
June 2016: Police announce an overhaul of their use-of-force policy.
July 27, 2016: Charges against the three remaining officers in the Gray case are dropped.
August 2016: The DOJ finds the BPD disproportionately stopped, searched and arrested African-Americans, and used excessive force against juveniles and people with mental health disabilities, over at least a six-year period. Here are some of the most egregious examples cited in the report.
January 2017: The federal government and Baltimore agree to terms on sweeping police reforms, including some that the city already has undertaken.