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  • FBI investigating false reports filed by Baltimore police unit

    FBI investigating false reports filed by Baltimore police unit
    FBI investigators acting on a tip from a disgraced former Baltimore police investigator have found that officers in a special plainclothes unit falsified reports to further their cases, a federal prosecutor alleged in court Thursday. Kendell Richburg,...
  • Baltimore officer did not use service weapon in murder-suicide

    Baltimore officer did not use service weapon in murder-suicide
    The Baltimore police officer suspected of killing a city firefighter and his girlfriend Sunday did not use his service weapon to shoot them, Anne Arundel County police said Monday. Anne Arundel County police have not elaborated on a motive in what they'...
  • Baltimore police replace leadership in downtown district

    Baltimore police replace leadership in downtown district
    City police announced another shake-up of senior staff Monday, replacing both the recently appointed head of the high-profile downtown district and the longer-tenured leader in troubled West Baltimore. Maj. William Marcus will take over from Maj....
  • City Council poised to ban machines that give cash for phones

    City Council poised to ban machines that give cash for phones
    In an attempt to provide thieves one less outlet to collect cash for stolen cellphones, the Baltimore City Council is poised to vote Monday to ban automated kiosks that give money on the spot for used electronics. Council members threw aside a...
  • Batts needs a media pro [Commentary]

    Batts needs a media pro [Commentary]
    Before I retired as a sergeant from the Baltimore Police Department in 1996 after 23 years of service, I had worked in a variety of staff positions. Given my background, I probably know more than the average Baltimorean about how difficult a job being the...
  • Baltimore singles out the wrong culprit in fight against cell phone theft

    Baltimore singles out the wrong culprit in fight against cell phone theft
    Most people have a handful of old, used cell phones sitting around at home. And for years, there's been no way for people to safely and conveniently recycle or resell their old phones for cash. They'd have to sell their old phones online or on...
  • Baltimore curfew push questioned by ACLU, police union

    Baltimore curfew push questioned by ACLU, police union
    With city leaders pushing to impose earlier curfews on Baltimore's youth, civil liberties advocates and researchers say such measures don't deter crime and truancy and lead to police targeting children from poorer areas. And though Police Commissioner...
  • Retired Baltimore homicide detective writes about life on street

    Retired Baltimore homicide detective writes about life on street
    On a hot humid night in June of 1966, Baltimore City rookie cop Dick Ellwood arrested Mickey Mantle. It was one of those incidents that didn't make the news during Ellwood's 25 years with the Baltimore Police Department before he retired as a sergeant in...
  • After violent first year, Batts still pushing to remake city's police department

    After violent first year, Batts still pushing to remake city's police department
    As he ends his first year on the job, Baltimore police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts is facing questions about whether he is taking too long to remake the agency and develop a crime-fighting strategy. But others say he is being candid about the city's...
  • New Baltimore Police spokesman hired

    The Baltimore Police Department's new top spokesman and director of public affairs starts work today.  Jack Papp, who has 27 years experience in public relations work, takes the place of Anthony Guglielmi, who was reassigned amid a spike in violence...
  • Baltimore Police ditch 'stop and frisk' in name but not practice

    Baltimore Police ditch 'stop and frisk' in name but not practice
    Baltimore police are doing away with the term "stop and frisk," though officers can still use the controversial search tactic. Baltimore's Deputy Police Commissioner Jerry Rodriguez said controversy over the New York Police Department's heavy use of the...
  • Baltimore police ditch 'stop and frisk' term, but not practice

    Baltimore police ditch 'stop and frisk' term, but not practice
    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...