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Timeline: Anthony W. Batts' career

Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts came to Baltimore in 2012 pledging reform, and during his nearly three years with the department, there was hardly an issue that arose that he didn't meet with an advisory panel or outside experts. On Wednesday, July 8, 2015, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake fired Police Commissioner Batts, saying his presence had become a distraction in a city that needs to focus on ending a dramatic spike in homicides. Read more about his career in Baltimore.

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