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Batts pledges agency-wide review of weapons use
Batts pledges agency-wide review of weapons use

Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts announced an across-the-board review of how city officers use weapons after the accidental shooting of a trainee during exercises last week. Speaking Tuesday at the police academy on Northern Parkway, Batts said he will review how police use guns, Tasers and other weapons in "every facet of policing this city." "We had a major procedural breakdown in our systems, and we're working to correct those," Batts told reporters as instruction resumed at the academy after a weeklong suspension. "We're expanding this [review] to ensure we have proper protocols and we're serving this city in a constitutional...

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