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Anthony Batts

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  • Batts' peevish response to hospital death [Editorial]

    Batts' peevish response to hospital death  [Editorial]
    Without knowing all the facts, it's impossible to say whether police officers acted responsibly in the events leading up to the death of 19-year-old George V. King, who was reportedly struck repeatedly with a Taser by an officer seeking to help staff...
  • Frustration with crime evident at public safety summit

    Frustration with crime evident at public safety summit
    The written questions from the audience of more than 100 people came fast and furious on cards read aloud by City Councilman Bill Henry, moderator of the 3rd annual Public Safety Summit at Morgan State University on Saturday. What can city police do...
  • Baltimore police contract calls for raises, fewer positions

    Baltimore police contract calls for raises, fewer positions
    A tentative agreement between Baltimore and its police union would cut vacant positions from the department while raising officer pay, a shift intended to stop officers from leaving for better-paying agencies. The proposed three-year contract marks a...
  • Youth jobs, community meeting initiatives launched to combat violence

    Youth jobs, community meeting initiatives launched to combat violence
    The question has been debated in Baltimore for decades: How can the city cut its murder rate, which is among the highest in the nation? For the 50 young people and their advocates who spent Saturday at Liberty Rec and Tech Center in West Baltimore,...
  • Day of Roland Park monthly meetings may change, but community spirit remains the same [Hudson's Corner]

    For the final time, the Roland Park Civic League met at the Roland Park Presbyterian Church on the first Thursday in February. Staring March 5, the league's monthly meetings switch permanently to Wednesdays at 7 p.m. I like attending these meetings. The...
  • Mayor, Batts attend west-side town hall meeting

    Mayor, Batts attend west-side town hall meeting
    For Raymond Kelly, fixing the issue of crime in his Sandtown Winchester neighborhood seems simple enough — make sure police and community leaders are visible. "Drug dealers on the corner don't want to be seen," the community organizer said. "We...
  • New city police policy says public has right to film officers

    New city police policy says public has right to film officers
    The Baltimore Police Department has instituted a new policy that prohibits officers from stopping people from taping or photographing police actions, the agency said Wednesday. The new rules were unveiled as the city agreed to pay $250,000 to settle a...
  • Police scour Baltimore for suspect in shooting of fellow officer

    Police scour Baltimore for suspect in shooting of fellow officer
    Baltimore police scoured the city this weekend for information about the shooting attack that that left an off-duty city officer in critical condition, an incident Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts described as a "cowardly act of violence."...
  • Suspect in shooting of sergeant turns himself in after two-day search

    Suspect in shooting of sergeant turns himself in after two-day search
    The man Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony Batts termed "Public Enemy No. 1" Sunday afternoon turned himself in at police headquarters less than an hour later, ending a two-day manhunt following the Friday night shooting of a well-liked sergeant....
  • Baltimore Police look to Chicago for crime-fighting insight

    Baltimore Police look to Chicago for crime-fighting insight
    Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts and other top members of the agency have visited counterparts in Chicago to observe their crime-fighting strategy, the latest in a series of efforts to adopt law enforcement practices around the country....
  • Words we want to hear after every senseless shooting [Letter]

    Words we want to hear after every senseless shooting [Letter]
    After reading your article about city police Sgt. Keith Mcneill's shooting, two things went through my mind ("Police scour Baltimore for suspect in shooting of fellow officer," March 16). First, a prayer that Sergeant Mcneill makes a full and speedy...
  • Basics of a successful crime-fighting strategy [Letter]

    Basics of a successful crime-fighting strategy [Letter]
    After reading your article about Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts' visit to Chicago to observe its crime-fighting strategy, I could only ask: "Are you kidding me?" ("Baltimore Police look to Chicago for crime-fighting insight," March 19)....