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Law Enforcement

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  • Baltimore required to improve hiring policies and practices to comply with disabilities act

    Baltimore required to improve hiring policies and practices to comply with disabilities act
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's administration settled a discrimination complaint brought by the U.S. Department of Justice, agreeing to ensure that hiring follows rules that forbid asking most job candidates to take medical exams. The Justice...
  • Residents air concerns about Taser use during Gilmor arrests

    Residents air concerns about Taser use during Gilmor arrests
    Moving quickly to quell resident concerns about police actions during the arrest of four at Gilmor Homes on Wednesday, a top Baltimore police commander walked the housing project and assigned investigators to look into the case. Residents of the West...
  • Baltimore demonstrators march in latest protest for Ferguson

    Baltimore demonstrators march in latest protest for Ferguson
    About 50 Baltimore demonstrators gathered outside City Hall to stand in solidarity with Missouri protesters demonstrating against the police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown. Organizers of the demonstration meet regularly at an event called "West...
  • The virtue of video

    The virtue of video
    Demonstrators in Baltimore are planning to return to the streets tonight in support of residents of Ferguson, Mo., where marchers have been protesting the fatal shooting by police of an unarmed black teenager since Aug. 9. The death of Michael Brown, 18,...
  • Neighbors question lack of information after stabbing in Federal Hill

    Neighbors question lack of information after stabbing in Federal Hill
    Word of an attack in Federal Hill appeared Monday on a neighborhood Facebook page, warning that a man had been stabbed early Sunday after being chased for his wallet. As news spread, different accounts emerged. A posting on the Federal Hill Neighborhood...
  • No charges filed in disorderly complaint against state police trooper at Jarrettsville restaurant

    No charges filed in disorderly complaint against state police trooper at Jarrettsville restaurant
    An off-duty Maryland State Police Trooper has been suspended with pay after he was driven from a Jarrettsville restaurant late Saturday night to the Bel Air Barrack by the barrack commander following allegations the trooper was disorderly and walking...
  • Defense attorney attacks unjustified [Commentary]

    Defense attorney attacks unjustified [Commentary]
    Editor's note: This article has been updated from an earlier version Criminal trials typically end once the jury returns its verdict. The attorneys move on to their next cases, unless appeal is pursued, and the debate ends. Unfortunately, that has not...
  • Annapolis police take to rooftops to raise $1,600 for Special Olympics Maryland

    Annapolis police take to rooftops to raise $1,600 for Special Olympics Maryland
    Turning a stereotype on its head, Annapolis police officers on Sunday used the association of cops and doughnuts to raise money for charity. Officers from the Annapolis Police Department took turns sitting on the rooftop of a Dunkin’ Donuts...
  • Baltimore County police investigate Windsor Mill shooting

    Baltimore County police investigate Windsor Mill shooting
    Baltimore County Police said they are investigating a shooting that occurred early Tuesday morning in Windsor Mill. Two brothers were walking along Elesmere Drive near Tudsbury Road at approximately 1:45 a.m. when they were confronted by four or five...
  • Baltimore Police crime lab director leaves post

    Baltimore Police crime lab director leaves post
    The crime laboratory director for the Baltimore Police Department has left the agency, taking the same position with the Montgomery County Police Department, police there confirmed. Dr. Francis Chiafari had held led the city police crime lab since 2009,...
  • Baltimore police filming of protesters raises questions

    Baltimore police filming of protesters raises questions
    As hundreds walked through Baltimore on Thursday to protest a police shooting in Missouri, uniformed officers were recording their every move. The decision by the Baltimore Police Department to record the march raised questions about how the tapes would...
  • Ed Hale to pay for Dundalk park gates to be replaced

    Ed Hale to pay for Dundalk park gates to be replaced
    A set of historic wrought-iron gates that were stolen and scrapped from Dundalk's Battle Acre Monument Park will be replaced, Baltimore County officials said Monday. While residents have been raising money to replace the gates, county officials said...