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  • Richard A. "Dick" Simmons, police officer

    Richard A. "Dick" Simmons, a retired Baltimore police officer who was a founder and first president of the Baltimore City Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 3, died Tuesday of complications from an aneurysm at the University of Maryland Medical Center. He...
  • Former Baltimore police officer indicted on charges of running prostitution service

    Former Baltimore police officer indicted on charges of running prostitution service
    A former Baltimore police officer already facing state charges for prostituting his wife was indicted on a federal prostitution charge that alleged he oversaw a call-girl business with more than 300 customers. In an indictment unsealed Friday, Lamin...
  • Child among victims in E. Baltimore triple shooting

    A child was shot along with two men Saturday night in the Johnston Square neighborhood of East Baltimore, police said. "The Baltimore Police Department echoes our communities' outrage over the fact that, again, an innocent child has been caught up in...
  • Triple shooting rattles East Baltimore neighborhood

    Triple shooting rattles East Baltimore neighborhood
    Baltimore Police have not released any motive for a shooting on East Eager Street in Johnston Square on Saturday night that left three people wounded, including a child. Police say they're working to find who was responsible for the shooting. "The...
  • Baltimore detective convicted of lying about shooting himself

    Baltimore detective convicted of lying about shooting himself
    A Baltimore police detective was convicted by a jury on all counts in a case in which city prosecutors said he had lied about shooting himself in a downtown parking garage and improperly obtained worker's compensation benefits.  Mark Cheshire, a...
  • Baltimore police officer charged with having sex with a minor

    Baltimore police officer charged with having sex with a minor
    A Baltimore grand jury indicted a city police officer on Thursday on charges that he had a sexual relationship with a girl who was a minor, according to a statement by the Baltimore State's Attorney's Office. The indictment charges Frederick Allen...
  • Half a million in grants to reduce Baltimore's DNA processing backlog

    Half a million in grants to reduce Baltimore's DNA processing backlog
    The Baltimore Police Department will get more than $500,000 in federal grants to reduce a significant backlog in processing DNA evidence, according to Maryland's two U.S. senators. The grant, awarded by the U.S. Department of Justice through the DNA...
  • A smaller, smarter force

    With warmer weather and an expected increase in violence approaching, the Baltimore Police Department is burning through its overtime budget at a record clip and stressing the physical capacities of its officers to the limit. City Police Commissioner...
  • Baltimore Police Academy graduation follows accidental shooting

    Baltimore Police Academy graduation follows accidental shooting
    The latest class of police trainees marched to the podium to accept law enforcement certificates in gleaming black shoes and brass buttons that matched their smiles. The graduates yelled their names proudly during a special roll call and chanted at the...
  • Baltimore police commander is new Ocean City police chief

    Baltimore police commander is new Ocean City police chief
    A 27-year veteran of the Baltimore Police Department is taking over as the new chief of police in Ocean City. Lt. Col. Ross Buzzuro, a respected commander who began his career in Baltimore as a police cadet in 1985, will start the new job on July 2....
  • Third suspect in killing of 1-year-old may be in N.Y.

    Third suspect in killing of 1-year-old may be in N.Y.
    Baltimore police said Wednesday that detectives believe a suspect in the fatal shooting of 1-year-old Carter Scott last month has fled to New York City. Police have identified Rashid Mayo, 22, as a suspect in the May 24 shooting that left Carter dead...
  • Baltimore police struggle with vacancies, increased spending

    Baltimore police struggle with vacancies, increased spending
    The Baltimore Police Department is short almost one-sixth of the officers it should have as it girds for warmer weather and increased violence — prompting top brass to once again exceed their overtime budget to fill patrol cars. "At the most...