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Law Enforcement

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  • Havre de Grace council holds up money for expanded planning post, agrees to fund police position

    The Havre de Grace City Council tabled a request Monday night to turn a part-time city planner position into full-time, but the council did agree to fund the hiring of an additional police officer. Council members were divided over the proposed budget...
  • Two arrested in Catonsville double shooting that left one dead

    Two arrested in Catonsville double shooting that left one dead
    Baltimore County police have arrested two Baltimore men in connection with a double shooting in Catonsville on Monday that left one man dead and another wounded. Jordan Nathaniel Jackson, 20, and Christopher Andre Williams, 30, were charged with first-...
  • Bad cops and videotape [Editorial]

    Bad cops and videotape  [Editorial]
    The suspension of a Baltimore City police officer this week after a videotape surfaced showing him violently assaulting a citizen in June appears to confirm what has become a depressing pattern: A brutal attack that should have merited a swift response...
  • Baltimore officer is suspended after video of beating is released

    Baltimore officer is suspended after video of beating is released
    Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts on Tuesday suspended the officer caught on tape beating a suspect, while local leaders asked why it took the department more than two months to pull him off the streets. A police surveillance camera operator...
  • Laurel Police report strong-arm robbery [Crime Log]

    Laurel Police report strong-arm robbery [Crime Log]
    Laurel police report felonies, arrests and property crimes. Prince George's County police report major crimes and property crimes. Howard County police report major crimes, break-ins and car thefts. City of Laurel Fort Meade Road, 200 block, Sept. 9....
  • Lawyers: Officer accused of killing dog was concerned about pregnant bite victim

    Lawyers: Officer accused of killing dog was concerned about pregnant bite victim
    Lawyers for a Baltimore police officer said he was legally authorized to kill a shar-pei in June and was acting to protect the unborn child of a woman the dog had bitten — an argument the bite victim said she was shocked to hear. Jeffrey Bolger,...
  • Boy, 14, hits girl, 14, during argument at Joppatowne High

    A 14-year-old boy hit a 14-year-old girl Tuesday at Joppatowne High School, according to the Harford County Sheriff's Office. A sheriff's deputy was called to the office at the high school in the 500 block of Joppa Farm Road around 1:30 p.m. Tuesday...
  • Be home by curfew [Editorial]

    City officials report that Baltimore police picked up fewer children than expected on the streets late at night after the city's new curfew law went into effect last month. Supporters of the tougher curfew say that suggests parents and children have...
  • In policing, less can be more [Commentary]

    In policing, less can be more [Commentary]
    When it comes to policing, in some places less is better than more. Fewer police departments can result in better protection and better service. In places like Ferguson, Mo., hostility toward the police would be far less likely if the parent St. Louis...
  • Bel Air officials observe Town Hall's 50 years of service

    Bel Air officials observe Town Hall's 50 years of service
    Bel Air town officials this week are observing the 50th anniversary of Town Hall on Hickory Avenue, the oldest functioning municipal government building in Harford County. A block from the town's main business district, Town Hall sits between Shamrock...
  • Violent arrest by Baltimore police officer caught on video

    Violent arrest by Baltimore police officer caught on video
    A South Baltimore man filed a lawsuit Monday against a city police officer, accusing the officer of punching him repeatedly during a June arrest — an incident that was captured on video. Kollin Truss and Officer Vincent E. Cosom argued a few...
  • NFL received Rice video in April, report says

    NFL received Rice video in April, report says
    Questions surrounding when the NFL and the Ravens saw video of Ray Rice punching his fiancee in an Atlantic City casino elevator intensified on Wednesday following a report that a law enforcement official sent the graphic footage to a league executive...