| Sep 23, 2013
| 10:54 AM
Baltimore Police are doing away with use of the term “stop and frisk,” though officers will continue to be able to use the controversial search tactic.
Baltimore’s Deputy Police Commissioner Jerry Rodriguez said that national...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 8:32 AM
The ACLU of Maryland is criticizing the Baltimore Police Department's decision to change the name of its "stop and frisk" procedures and said they receive regular complaints from citizens about such stops.
Last month, the ACLU filed a public records...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 11:31 AM
A sedan being followed by police slammed into an SUV early Tuesday, killing three people in North Baltimore. The fiery scene sparked a frantic rescue effort and a lengthy investigation that shut down a busy intersection for hours.
| Sep 25, 2013
| 6:47 PM
The woman killed in a North Baltimore crash with a car being followed by police was on her way to the home of her pregnant daughter, who gave birth to a girl later that day, her family said.
Angel Chiwengo, 46, of Reisterstown was among three people...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 6:05 PM
Baltimore police are conducting a criminal investigation into whether officers followed orders to end their pursuit of a sedan before it was involved in a fatal crash this week, a police union attorney said Friday.
Michael Davey, the lawyer...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 12:28 PM
The Baltimore Police Department has been awarded a $1.25 million grant from the U.S. Department of Justice to hire 10 new officers.
The city already has about 3,000 sworn officers — more per capita than many other large cities in the country ...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 6:45 PM
Baltimore police say they stopped residents 123,000 times last year but found only nine handguns — a figure civil rights advocates say is so implausible that it raises questions about whether the agency is actually monitoring the conduct of officers...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 4:41 PM
Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts said Wednesday he is in "strong agreement" with concerns raised by the ACLU over how his agency tracks its officers' interactions with citizens.
The civil liberties group released department data that showed...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 6:27 PM
The Baltimore Police Department promoted 15 commanders Tuesday and put new faces at the helms of four patrol districts and key investigative units — moves that drew concerns from some City Council members, who called for continuity following a...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 3:36 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake joined Baltimore law enforcement leaders Thursday to pledge "renewed energy" in cracking down on crime, highlighting an initiative to boost cooperation between state and federal prosecutors.
The move doubles the number...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 4:01 AM
After a drawn-out argument with her adult son early on the morning of June 17, Robin Blackmon called Baltimore County police from her Catonsville home and told a dispatcher that her son was out of control, according to police and court records....
| Jul 23, 2013
| 2:20 PM
A Maryland Transit Administration police officer shot a man in the foot at the Mondawmin Mall subway stop Tuesday afternoon as he ran toward her while fleeing officers who had pulled over his vehicle, police said.
The shooting was reported at about 3:...