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Mayor joins Davis in visible display of new war on crime

Mayor joins Davis in visible display of new war on crime

Just hours after Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake chose Deputy Commissioner Kevin Davis to take over the city's troubled Police Department, the two were at the Western District station to address officers at Wednesday's 10 p.m. roll call. She met with Davis again Thursday, aides said, discussing the work ahead as the two attended a command staff meeting at police headquarters. The message was clear: Rawlings-Blake intends to work side-by-side with her hand-picked replacement for ousted Commissioner Anthony W. Batts to tackle Baltimore's surging violence. "Her primary focus is really just nailing down and refocusing our strategy in the crime fight, and making sure...

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