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  • Frustration with crime evident at public safety summit

    Frustration with crime evident at public safety summit
    The written questions from the audience of more than 100 people came fast and furious on cards read aloud by City Councilman Bill Henry, moderator of the 3rd annual Public Safety Summit at Morgan State University on Saturday. What can city police do...
  • Baltimore police contract calls for raises, fewer positions

    Baltimore police contract calls for raises, fewer positions
    A tentative agreement between Baltimore and its police union would cut vacant positions from the department while raising officer pay, a shift intended to stop officers from leaving for better-paying agencies. The proposed three-year contract marks a...
  • No. 2 Baltimore police officer to retire

    No. 2 Baltimore police officer to retire
    One of the highest ranking members of Baltimore police, who has served in supervisory positions for more than half his career, has announced his retirement. Deputy Commissioner John P. Skinner, the commander of the Intelligence and Investigations...
  • Baltimore Police to buy hundreds of new computers

    Baltimore Police to buy hundreds of new computers
    Baltimore Police plan to purchase 300 new computers for their nine police district stations, a long-needed upgrade that officials said will allow officers to work quicker and better use technology to fight crime. The agency did not provide information...
  • City's 7 March homicides lowest for a month since 1983

    City's 7 March homicides lowest for a month since 1983
    Homicides in Baltimore reached their lowest monthly total in three decades in March, a stark turnaround that police cautiously attributed to better patrols and intelligence-sharing after a bloody start to the year. Seven people were killed in March,...
  • Second LGBT forum with Baltimore police commissioner planned

    Second LGBT forum with Baltimore police commissioner planned
    Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts will meet with members of the city's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community this month to answer questions, address concerns and share progress that has been made within the department in the last...
  • Baltimore police officer pleads guilty to sexually abusing 15-year-old girl

    Baltimore police officer pleads guilty to sexually abusing 15-year-old girl
    A Baltimore City police officer pleaded guilty on Tuesday to two counts of sexual abuse of a 15-year-old girl, the city state's attorney announced. Frederick Allen, 49, met the victim when she began attending Fort Worthington Police Athletic League...
  • Police blood drive honors wounded sergeant

    Police blood drive honors wounded sergeant
    More than 100 area law enforcement officers, firefighters, police retirees and others donated blood Wednesday at an American Red Cross blood drive honoring wounded Baltimore police Sgt. Keith Mcneill. The drive was held at the Fraternal Order of...
  • School, police vigilant in face of reports of gunmen

    School, police vigilant in face of reports of gunmen
    Amid reports of an "active shooter" on campus Monday, Stevenson University students threw their desks against the classroom door, then prayed with near-strangers under computer carts. Just three days later, elementary and middle school students at...
  • Rawlings-Blake speaks with KIPP students after lockdown

    Rawlings-Blake speaks with KIPP students after lockdown
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts met with students at KIPP charter schools Friday to ease their fears, a day after a visiting college student's tripod was mistaken for a gun, setting off an hours-long lockdown. "I...
  • More suspended officers returning to work, police commissioner says

    More suspended officers returning to work, police commissioner says
    The number of Baltimore police officers on paid suspension over misconduct allegations has shrunk by more than half, allowing more officers to return to the street, Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts announced Wednesday. For years,...
  • Top Baltimore Police commander resigns, "personal reasons" cited

    A top Baltimore Police commander abruptly resigned Monday, leaving Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts with several moves to make in order to replenish his top ranks.  Lt. Col. Clifton McWhite, who was nearing the end of his 19th year on the force,...