These wide-ranging investigations look for problematic trends in areas such as use of force, ticketing practices and training and can result in the appointment of an outside monitor to oversee negotiated changes. - here.
We posited just a few days ago that DoJ would soon issue a Press Release announcing they would begin monitoring Baltimore PD, effectively bringing the force under FedGov control.
Today DoJ issued a Press Release declaring the first step in that process is now underway. They will "investigate" Charm City PD to see if there is a "pattern of misconduct:.
DoJ will announce inserting civil rights monitors in Baltimore PD within 90 days. I'll bet you a nickel.