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After Goodson Acquittal, Baltimore FOP Calls For Mosby To Back Off Other Officers

BALTIMORE (WJZ) -- Following the full acquittal of Officer Caesar Goodson, the man charged with second-degree murder in the death of Freddie Gray, the Baltimore Fraternal Order of Police is calling for Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby to stop pursuing charges against the other four officers who are charged in the case.

Lt. Gene Ryan spoke on behalf of the FOP Thursday afternoon.

"We are very pleased and extremely grateful that Judge Williams has found Officer Caesar Goodson not guilty on all charges," Ryan said.

"As anticipated, the facts of this case speak for themselves. Officer Goodson was not at fault. While we agree with the verdict in this case against Officer Goodson, we also suggest that Mrs. Mosby reconsider her malicious prosecution against the remaining four officers. We are more than certain that they, too, will be found to be without guilt. To continue this travesty is an insult to the taxpaying citizens of Baltimore who, at the end of the day, bear the full burden of the enormous costs of these trials that have no merit and continue to divide our city."

Listen to the full statement below:

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