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Law Enforcement

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  • Lawsuit brought by man convicted in 1987 killing can proceed

    Lawsuit brought by man convicted in 1987 killing can proceed
    A federal appeals court ruled Thursday that a lawsuit brought against the Baltimore Police Department and three officers by a man who says he was wrongfully convicted of murder in a 1987 killing can proceed. James Owens was charged in the robbery,...
  • Federal Hill community president nominated for City Council

    Federal Hill community president nominated for City Council
    The committee tasked with filing a vacant City Council seat listened to more than four hours of testimony Tuesday evening from 14 candidates with a wide range of experiences. But when it came time to debate their relative merits, there was little...
  • Cops and cameras [Editorial]

    Cops and cameras  [Editorial]
    Legislation introduced Monday in the City Council would require every Baltimore police officer to wear a body camera within a year. Though the proposal leaves many questions unanswered regarding how evidence from the devices could be used, who would...
  • Latest Edgewood violence blamed on relapsed criminals

    Latest Edgewood violence blamed on relapsed criminals
    Violence in Edgewood continues as crime pops up in one neighborhood just as Harford County Sheriff's Office leaders say they have made progress in another. Much of the problem stems from residents returning to the community from prison and starting...
  • More black police cars coming to Bel Air's fleet

    More black police cars coming to Bel Air's fleet
    The Bel Air Police Department is continuing to add new vehicles with an all-black paint scheme to its fleet, as it replaces its aging white cars. The department recently received authorization to purchase two 2015 all-wheel drive Ford Police Interceptor...
  • Prince George's County police officer charged with assault in Baltimore

    Prince George's County police officer charged with assault in Baltimore
    An off-duty Prince George's County police officer was charged with second-degree assault and has been suspended from his job after Baltimore police said he threatened to shoot someone during an argument outside a Canton bar on Saturday. Prince George's...
  • Four or five men force their way into Belcamp apartment Sunday

    Four or five men force their way into Belcamp apartment Sunday
    Four or five men, one with a gun and one with a knife, forced their way into a Belcamp apartment Sunday evening, according to police. Three people – two 22-year-old women and a 21-year-old man – were in the home in the 4600 block of Annhurst...
  • Erik Gillenwater is our new resource officer [North Laurel/Savage]

    Erik Gillenwater is our new resource officer [North Laurel/Savage]
    We have a new Community Resource Officer assigned to our area from the Howard County Police Department. It is Erik Gillenwater. Officer Gillenwater can be contacted at 410-313-0644 or email him at egillenwater@howardcountymd.gov. Do you have questions...
  • Former city police officer charged with $30K in workers' comp fraud

    Former city police officer charged with $30K in workers' comp fraud
    A former Baltimore police officer who now works for the Montgomery County police department has been charged with felony workers' compensation fraud, state prosecutors said Tuesday. State Prosecutor Emmet C. Davitt said that Montgomery County Police...
  • Howard Deputy Sheriff recognized as Deputy of the Year

    Howard Deputy Sheriff recognized as Deputy of the Year
    Howard County Deputy Sheriff Robert Alexander has been named 2013 Deputy of the Year at the Maryland Chiefs of Police & Sheriffs Associations's annual training seminar held in Ocean City earlier this month. Alexander was recognized for his work in the...
  • City Council members seek body cameras for police

    City Council members seek body cameras for police
    Two influential City Council members introduced legislation Monday that would require every Baltimore police officer to wear a body camera within a year — a move they argue would cut down on police brutality in the aftermath of several high-...
  • Abingdon motorcyclist killed in Joppa early Sunday

    Abingdon motorcyclist killed in Joppa early Sunday
    An Abingdon man was killed in a motorcycle crash in Joppa early Sunday morning, the fourth fatal crash on Harford County roads since Friday. Bernard Cross, 52, of the 700 block of Perthshire Place in Abingdon, was riding a Harley Davidson FXDB east on...