RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Law Enforcement

A collection of news and information related to Law Enforcement published by this site and its partners.

Top Law Enforcement Articles

Displaying items 73-84
  • '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....
  • Baltimore required to improve hiring policies and practices to comply with disabilities act

    Baltimore required to improve hiring policies and practices to comply with disabilities act
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's administration settled a discrimination complaint brought by the U.S. Department of Justice, agreeing to ensure that hiring follows rules that forbid asking most job candidates to take medical exams. The Justice...
  • 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...
  • Eyes in the sky [Editorial]

    Eyes in the sky  [Editorial]
    Police departments in Maryland and across the country are weighing the costs and benefits of using unmanned aerial vehicles as aids in the fight against crime. There are still many unanswered questions regarding the new technology's potential impact on...
  • Owings Mills man faces attempted murder charge for stabbing man over a cigarette

    Owings Mills man faces attempted murder charge for stabbing man over a cigarette
    A 52-year-old Owings Mills man was arrested and charged with attempted second-degree murder and first-degree assault for stabbing another man Friday night at a train station, Baltimore County Police said. Wilbeck Stewart is accused of stabbing a man...
  • Judge warns privacy of DNA at stake after ruling

    Judge warns privacy of DNA at stake after ruling
    As the state's highest court upheld this week a Harford County rape conviction based on DNA collected from the arm of a police station chair, a veteran judge issued a stark warning about the consequences of the ruling. "The majority's approval of such...
  • Man who claimed intervention in rape charged in the attack

    Man who claimed intervention in rape charged in the attack
    As detectives were investigating a rape that had occurred in West Baltimore, the phone rang in the sex offense unit. On the line was a "concerned citizen" who said that a man named Corey Braxton had tried to help save a woman from being raped on North...
  • Howard Co. inmate charged in murder-for-hire scheme

    Howard Co. inmate charged in murder-for-hire scheme
    An inmate at the Howard County Detention Center in Jessup has been charged in a murder-for-hire scheme after police say he solicited an undercover officer, who was posing as a hit man, to kill two people outside the jail. Bernardo Perez-Garcia, 37,...
  • Hail to the chief [Editorial]

    Hail to the chief  [Editorial]
    Almost exactly two years ago this week Anthony Batts arrived in Baltimore to take over the leadership of the city's police department. Since then Baltimore has seen homicides go up, then come down again as Mr. Batts has instituted reforms, shaken up the...
  • Whistleblower detective quitting Baltimore Police amid investigation

    A Baltimore Police officer who became a prosecution witness against other officers convicted of misconduct is leaving the department amid an investigation of his own conduct, his attorney confirmed. Det. Joseph Crystal, who said he found a rat on the...
  • Howard Co. police say Xerox has fixed speed camera data errors

    Howard Co. police say Xerox has fixed speed camera data errors
    Howard County police say their speed camera vendor has corrected a year's worth of inaccurate data the company submitted about the cameras there.  In a letter submitted to the County Council this week, Chief Gary Gardner reported that Xerox State &...
  • Case involving alleged disorderly state trooper turned over to Harford state's attorney

    Case involving alleged disorderly state trooper turned over to Harford state's attorney
    The Harford County Sheriff's Office has wrapped up its investigation into the actions of an off-duty Maryland State Police trooper who was allegedly seen being disorderly and walking around a Jarrettsville restaurant in his underwear earlier this month....