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Law Enforcement

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  • Ferguson, Mo., shooting makes the case for police to wear video cameras [Letter]

    Ferguson, Mo., shooting makes the case for police to wear video cameras [Letter]
    Seeing news reports about the recent shooting and its aftermath in Ferguson, Mo., makes me wonder whether all police officers should be armed with new weapon, the uniform-mounted video camera ("'Another senseless death,'" Aug. 13). Arming officers...
  • City protesters march to decry police actions in St. Louis and at home

    City protesters march to decry police actions in St. Louis and at home
    Hundreds of demonstrators streamed into the Inner Harbor on Thursday evening to protest police misconduct and brutality and stand in solidarity with residents of Ferguson, Mo., where the fatal police shooting of an 18-year-old has sparked days of civil...
  • Pension fight shows city can't be trusted to honor its commitments [Letter]

    Pension fight shows city can't be trusted to honor its commitments [Letter]
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's actions regarding city pensions show why Baltimore City will never be able to obtain and keep qualified police and fire personnel ("Federal court upholds mayor's pension overhaul," Aug. 6). When people come on a job they...
  • Baltimore's moment of silence [Editorial]

    Baltimore's moment of silence  [Editorial]
    This week, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon ordered state troopers to take over responsibility for maintaining order in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, following several days of unrest sparked by the killing of an unarmed black teenager by a local police...
  • 'Another senseless death' [Editorial]

    'Another senseless death'  [Editorial]
    The shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a police officer in a suburb of St. Louis over the weekend has evoked a repeat of the turmoil that followed the killing of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin by a neighborhood watch volunteer in Florida two years ago....
  • Women's bodies found stuffed in trash in Joppatowne [25 years ago]

    From The Aegis dated Aug. 16, 1989: Two women were strangled to death, stuffed in garbage cans and discarded in the trash of a Joppatowne grocery store 25 years ago this week. Police were trying to determine who the two women were, though they were...
  • Homicide chief replaced as killings remain unsolved

    Homicide chief replaced as killings remain unsolved
    Baltimore police officials have replaced the commander of the homicide unit as two high-profile cases remain unsolved amid a recent spate of violence that saw a killing a day. Maj. Dennis Smith, asked in April to oversee both homicide and the shooting...
  • Solving murders [Editorial]

    Solving murders  [Editorial]
    City police officials have replaced the department's homicide chief in the wake of a string of unsolved murders this summer that shattered what had been a period of relative calm. Maj. Stanley Brandford will take over the homicide unit from Maj. Dennis...
  • Police blotter: Robberies for the week of Aug. 9

    Note: There was no blotter last week because data was not uploaded to Open Baltimore. Across Baltimore, 58 robberies were reported by police for the week ending Aug. 9, with the Northeastern and Southeastern districts the hardest hit, according to...
  • Juveniles charged in 25 break-ins in Jarrettsville area; charges pending against adult

    Juveniles charged in 25 break-ins in Jarrettsville area; charges pending against adult
    Three people are suspected of at least 25 break-ins of cars and sheds or other out-buildings in Jarrettsville overnight Sunday into Monday, according to the Harford County Sheriff's Office. Two juveniles have been charged an charges are pending...
  • Man charged with street robbery that happened while he was in jail

    Man charged with street robbery that happened while he was in jail
    After a woman picked out a photo of Tyree Threatt and said he was the man who robbed her off Reisterstown Road a month and a half ago, Baltimore detectives quickly got a warrant for his arrest, and they hauled him down to Central Booking over the past...
  • Arundel police seek help in gas station killing; reward increased to $27K

    Arundel police seek help in gas station killing; reward increased to $27K
    Anne Arundel County Police issued a plea for the public's help Wednesday in solving the murder of a gas station clerk in Hanover last week. The reward for information in the fatal shooting of Rajinder Kumar, 49, at an Exxon station in Hanover on Aug....