Baltimore officers surveyed as part of the consent decree reform process expressed low morale due to excessive overtime, fears of losing their jobs if the must use force, and the belief that city and department leaders don't support them.
A Baltimore police sergeant is on life support after being shot multiple times by a masked gunman who tried to rob him while he was off duty and standing on his front lawn talking to a neighbor, police and hospital officials said Thursday night.
By Phil Davis, Jessica Anderson and McKenna Oxenden
Federal prosecutors in Baltimore say 90 defendants have been indicted in a series of federal gun and drug cases brought in the city in the last several weeks, exemplifying their efforts to stem the horrid pace of violence.
Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 3 President Sgt. Mike Mancuso said the plan is written for a department “flush with resources” --- which the Baltimore department is not he said --- because it lacks technology and is short by 500 officers, among other things.
Richard S. Barnes, 50, was previously charged with first and second-degree rape in June, after a woman told police she had been raped in the Charles Village area by man she believed was a police officer.
he Baltimore Police Department is close to completing internal investigations related to officers implicated in the sweeping Gun Trace Task Force scandal, but the department still struggles to fully investigate its own,
Sgt. Bill Shiflett and Officer Christopher Miller repeatedly and calmly tried to coax an armed man at a methadone clinic into giving up his gun just before he shot at them, triggering an exchange that left Shiflett shot and the gunman dead.
Daniel Murphy, the Baltimore Police deputy commissioner who was robbed at gunpoint while out with his wife Friday night, is a civilian employ who doesn’t carry a gun or badge, a police spokesman said Monday.
The police commissioner’s new crime plan unveiled Thursday sets a “new performance goal” of responding to serious calls within 10 minutes and said officers will be asked to spend a third of their time on proactive efforts to curb violent crime in the city.
Baltimore Police Commissioner Michael Harrison released a sweeping crime plan Thursday that includes new deployment strategies, plans for improved technology and other initiatives to help reduce violence. Here are the major points that you need to know.
Sgt. Billy Shiflett led a group of Baltimore Police officers into the Man Alive clinic Monday when they were met with gunfire and Shiflett was injured, police say. The officer remains in serious condition Tuesday.
When Dominique Foster was just 7-months-old, her father threw her through a glass door.Now, more than four decades later, Baltimore Police have again arrested her father, Lawrence Banks, and this time they’ve charged him with her murder.
Two people were killed and two others — including a Baltimore police sergeant — were injured Monday morning when an armed man entered a drug treatment center on Maryland Avenue in Charles North demanding access to methadone, police said.
By Lillian Reed, Colin Campbell, McKenna Oxenden and Jessica Anderson
A man who was indicted on drug-related charges following a shootout and pursuit that led of law enforcement officers to the entrance of Johns Hopkins Hospital in 2018 now faces additional federal charges, according to court records.
The Baltimore Police Department’s marine unit wasted more than $30,000 in 2016 to salvage a damaged boat in the Inner Harbor, putting officers' safety and city property at risk when a no-cost state program was available, the city’s Office of the Inspector General found.
A federal jury on Tuesday returned a $100,000 verdict against a former Baltimore Police officer who was already convicted of assaulting a 14-year-old while the teen was handcuffed to a hospital gurney, the teen’s attorney said.