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Baltimore Police Commissioner Resigns, Faces Federal Tax Charges

May 15, 2018
The announcement comes after De Sousa was charged with three misdemeanor counts of failing to file federal income tax returns by federal prosecutors last week.

Baltimore Police Commissioner Suspended Amid Federal Tax Charges

May 11, 2018
Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh has suspended Police Commissioner Darryl De Sousa with pay pending the resolution of three federal criminal tax charges he faces.

Feds Charge Baltimore Police Commissioner with Failure to File Taxes

May 10, 2018
De Sousa willfully failed to file federal returns for tax years 2013, 2014 and 2015 despite having been a salaried employee of the police department in each of those years, federal prosecutors said.

Federal Court Bars Baltimore Officers from Suing State's Attorney Mosby

May 8, 2018
Monday’s ruling by the federal appeals court overturned a January 2017 decision by U.S. District Judge Marvin J. Garbis, who ruled at the time that charges including malicious prosecution, defamation and invasion of privacy could move forward against Mosby and Assistant Baltimore City Sheriff Samuel Cogen, who wrote the statement of probable cause in the case.

Accused Man Sues Baltimore PD After Attempted Murder Charges Dropped

April 10, 2018
A Baltimore man accused of trying to kill a city police officer last summer is now suing the officer and the police department for violating his civil rights, alleging the officer fabricated facts in the case in an "utterly outrageous, offensive and intolerable" manner.

Baltimore Police Commissioner to Name Panel to Investigate Detective's Death

April 5, 2018
Baltimore Police Commissioner Darryl De Sousa said Wednesday he is close to signing an agreement with a six-member panel — including two former Baltimore police detectives — to investigate the unsolved death last year of Det. Sean Suiter.

How Cities Should Handle Ransomware Attacks

March 30, 2018
In Atlanta, hackers demanded $51,000 in the cryptocurrency bitcoin. City officials declined to say whether they made the payments. Baltimore officials didn’t release details on the ransom amount.

Baltimore Officers to Face Integrity Tests, New Commissioner Says

March 1, 2018
“These integrity tests are going to check people,” De Sousa said Wednesday. “The good officers have nothing to worry about.”

Newspaper Declares Baltimore Nation's Most Dangerous City

February 21, 2018
Baltimore is the big city with the highest per capita murder rate in the nation, with nearly 56 murders per 100,000 people. At 343 murders in 2017, the city tallied the highest per capita rate in its history. Columbus tallied 143 murders — 37 more than 2016 and the most the city has seen in a single year.

Baltimore Forces Officers to Stay by Threatening to Sue

February 20, 2018
In order to resign without being sued, officers need to work for years after completing field training.

Maryland Lawmaker Wants to Disband Baltimore Police Department

February 14, 2018
To support his argument, Ali cited the example of Camden, N.J., which disbanded its troubled police force in 2013 and rebuilt the agency in ways that some say have led to a reduction in violent crime.

Baltimore Detectives Convicted in Corruption Trial

February 13, 2018
A federal jury convicted two Baltimore police detectives for their roles in one of the biggest police corruption scandals in city history.

Baltimore Officers May Now be Personally Liable for Some Lawsuit Damages

February 7, 2018
The Baltimore police union said that forcing officers to pay up personally was a change in policy by the city. But City Solicitor Andre Davis said Wednesday the policy has not changed and officers have potentially been on the hook for decades in such cases.

Baltimore Police Union Calls for Better Training for Recruits

February 6, 2018
The president of the local police union in Baltimore on Monday thanked a police academy legal instructor for voicing concerns about the preparedness of new recruits who received guns and badges over the weekend, saying the "training deficiencies that he exposed are real and should, by no means, be allowed to continue."

Baltimore to Use Fingerprint Scanners to Track Officer Work Hours

February 1, 2018
The move comes as the department struggles to control ongoing overtime spending of nearly a million dollars a week, and amid the ongoing federal trial of two Gun Trace Task Force officers whose colleagues have admitted to rampant overtime fraud by the unit.

Baltimore’s New Police Commissioner Says First Days of Anti-Crime “Blitz” Successful

January 23, 2018
De Sousa said an effort to deploy more officers onto the street for a 13-day operation had already resulted in 19 guns’ being seized, including a rifle and a shotgun, and 55 arrests.

Baltimore Police Commissioner Fired Over Murder Stats

January 19, 2018
"My decision is because I'm impatient," Mayor Pugh said at a news conference at City Hall. "My decision is based on the fact that we need to get these [murder] numbers down. ... I'm looking for new and creative, innovative ways to change what we're seeing here every day."

Baltimore Judge Rules City Violated Contracts by Cutting Police, Fire Pension Benefits

January 4, 2018
A judge ruled Tuesday that former Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's overhaul of pension benefits "unlawfully withdrew" a variable pension benefit that paid out more money to retirees when the stock market improved.

Baltimore Residents Blame Record-High Murder Rate On Lower Police Presence

January 2, 2018
Some Baltimore residents attribute the high murder rate to relaxed police patrols in the city following high-profile cases of police brutality, saying officers have backed off in neighborhoods.

FBI Won't Take Over Investigation into Baltimore Detective's Death

December 27, 2017
The FBI has rejected calls for it to take over the investigation into the fatal shooting of a Baltimore homicide detective who was set to testify in a federal police corruption case last month.
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