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  • Former Bel Air resident sentenced for child porn possession

    Former Bel Air resident sentenced for child porn possession
    A former Bel Air resident was sentenced last week to five years in prison after earlier pleading guilty to a federal charge of distributing child pornography. U.S. District Judge James K. Bredar sentenced Lori Fisher, 46, during a June 11 hearing in...
  • Baltimore police suspend another officer in dog killing

    Baltimore police suspend another officer in dog killing
    A second officer has been suspended as the Baltimore Police Department investigates a case in which a dog's throat was slit. Officer Thomas Schmidt, a 24-year veteran assigned to the Emergency Services unit, was placed on paid administrative leave after...
  • Family of man who died in Baltimore police custody files lawsuit

    Family of man who died in Baltimore police custody files lawsuit
    Two families who say they are linked through police brutality filed separate lawsuits against the Baltimore Police Department on Monday, alleging that two officers involved in an in-custody death should not have been on duty. Abdul Salaam, 36, says he...
  • Civilian review board still concerned about lack of meaningful role

    Civilian review board still concerned about lack of meaningful role
    Baltimore's police civilian review board has concerns that a new effort to garner input from the board is not meaningful, an official told a City Council committee on Wednesday night.  After years of neglect, the department has been making strides to...
  • Batts tasks independent team to investigate police intimidation case

    Batts tasks independent team to investigate police intimidation case
    Four investigators from agencies outside Baltimore are working to determine who left a dead rat on the car windshield of an officer who was cooperating with prosecutors on a police brutality case. "We're going to go wherever that information takes us,"...
  • Police need to deal swiftly with officers in dog killing [Letter]

    Police need to deal swiftly with officers in dog killing  [Letter]
    I have seen an overwhelming response in both the Baltimore Sun and online condemning the actions of the two officers responsible for the killing of the dog Nala ("Lessons from Nala," June 30). The amount of reaction actually gives me hope that the...
  • Under Armour hires former Baltimore police chief as head of security

    Under Armour hires former Baltimore police chief as head of security
    Baltimore athletic apparel company Under Armour Inc. has added some more muscle to its brand, hiring the former head of the Baltimore Police Department as its first chief security officer. Former commissioner Frederick H. Bealefeld III, who retired from...
  • Ocean City adds surveillance cameras; may ban sale of knives, laser pointers

    Ocean City adds surveillance cameras; may ban sale of knives, laser pointers
    The Town of Ocean City is taking multiple steps to increase safety on the boardwalk this summer, police officials said. Visitors on Memorial Day will notice increased surveillance cameras placed in strategic locations along the boardwalk. The city has...
  • Foster youth was Tased five times at Good Samaritan Hospital

    Foster youth was Tased five times at Good Samaritan Hospital
    A city police officer used his Taser five times to subdue a heavily medicated 19-year-old man who was fighting staff at Good Samaritan Hospital and later died, according to his family's attorney and an account from a law enforcement source. State social...
  • Batts' peevish response to hospital death [Editorial]

    Batts' peevish response to hospital death  [Editorial]
    Without knowing all the facts, it's impossible to say whether police officers acted responsibly in the events leading up to the death of 19-year-old George V. King, who was reportedly struck repeatedly with a Taser by an officer seeking to help staff...
  • Vegetarian activists sue city officers, allege free speech violation

    Vegetarian activists sue city officers, allege free speech violation
    Vegetarian activists have sued in federal court two Baltimore police officers who forced them to stop leafleting at the Inner Harbor — the latest legal front after years of disputes over the constitutional rights of protesters in the city. A former...
  • Odis Lee Sistrunk, police lieutenant colonel

    Odis Lee Sistrunk, police lieutenant colonel
    Odis Lee Sistrunk Jr., a retired Baltimore police lieutenant colonel known as the "Big O," died of undetermined causes May 19 at the University of Maryland Medical Center. The Northeast Baltimore resident was 65. Born in Steubenville, Ohio, he was the...