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Handgun Recovered from Baltimore Prisoner Holding Cell

July 24, 2015
Baltimore Police say they have launched an investigation after a handgun was recovered in one of their Eastern District prisoner holding cells.

Baltimore Commissioner Asks Officers for Input on Reorganization

July 20, 2015
Baltimore's interim police commissioner, Kevin Davis, is looking to reorganize the department and is seeking input from its 2,800 officers on how to do it.

Baltimore Officer Stabbed in Face at Weekend Domestic

July 20, 2015
The officer was stabbed in the face and neck multiple times by a man around 2:15 a.m. at the Varsity Apartments, a University of Baltimore student housing complex, police said.

Mosby Says She Learned From Mistakes of Family Members in Law Enforcement

July 16, 2015
When State's Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby announced criminal charges against six Baltimore police officers in the arrest and death of Freddie Gray, she said five generations of her own family have worked in law enforcement. She says she has learned from those relatives' mistakes, as well as their sacrifice.

Baltimore Police Commissioner Batts Pledged Reform but Failed to Gain Support from Public or Officers

July 9, 2015
"I spoke with a lieutenant today, and he said to me, 'We have no direction,'" said Lt. Kenneth Butler, president of the Vanguard Justice Society, an organization for black officers.

Police Union Blasts Baltimore PD Brass in Scathing Report on Riot Response

July 9, 2015
Officers described being hit with chunks of concrete, sheltering inside businesses and buying their own protective equipment.

Maryland State Trooper Struck on I-95 by State Police Employee in Department Car

July 9, 2015
About 3 p.m., Trooper First Class Wing Tong of the Waterloo Barrack stopped a Ford SUV near Route 175 for appearing to have improper license plates, according to police. As Tong approached the stopped Ford on its passenger side, a Mercury drove on to the shoulder and struck Tong's car and the Ford, which knocked tong over the guardrail.

Baltimore Mayor Fires Police Commissioner Batts

July 8, 2015
Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Wednesday that she has replaced Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts.

Baltimore Mayor Pledges Better Riot Gear for Police Before Freddie Gray Verdicts

July 2, 2015
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Wednesday that Baltimore police will be equipped with new riot gear before verdicts in the Freddie Gray trials come down.

Responding Baltimore Officers Cope with Copwatch Cameras

June 30, 2015
After Whitt responded, saying he had a right to film police, the officer walked away, telling him, "Thank you for putting my safety at risk. I appreciate it. You're also putting your safety at risk by following me."

Baltimore Prosecutors Request Protective Order Blocking Release of Evidence in Freddie Gray Case

June 16, 2015
Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby has asked for a protective order that would bar attorneys for six police officers charged in the arrest and death of Freddie Gray from publicly sharing Gray's autopsy and other evidence in the case.

Baltimore Prosecutor Asked Police to Target Area Where Freddie Gray was Arrested

June 9, 2015
"State's Attorney Mosby asked me to look into community concerns regarding drug dealing in the area of North Ave and Mount St," Joshua Rosenblatt, division chief of Mosby's Crime Strategies Unit, wrote in a March 17 email to Major Osborne Robinson, a Western District police commander.

Baltimore Police Want to Add Safety Measures to 24 Transport Vans

June 4, 2015
Baltimore Police look at ways to improve safety and accountability in their prisoner transports.

Baltimore FOP: Officers More Afraid of Going to Jail Than Getting Shot

May 29, 2015
The president of the Baltimore police union on Thursday said that criminals have become "empowered" following the recent unrest and that, with six officers charged in Freddie Gray's death, city police are more "afraid" of being arrested than shot on duty.

Six Baltimore Police Officers Indicted in Death of Freddie Gray

May 21, 2015
Six Baltimore Police officers were indicted Thursday on various charges related to the arrest and death of Freddie Gray.

Maryland Governor Signs Bill to Equip Officers with Body-worn Cameras

May 12, 2015
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan signed a body camera bill Tuesday that supporters say would pave the way for equipping cops across the state with video equipment.

Violence Surges as Baltimore Police Officers Feel Hesitant

May 11, 2015
As the number of shootings and homicides has surged in Baltimore, some police officers say they feel hesitant on the job under intense public scrutiny and in the wake of criminal charges against six officers in the Freddie Gray case.

DOJ Launches Civil Rights Probe of Baltimore PD

May 8, 2015
"This investigation will begin immediately," Lynch said, adding that investigators will examine whether police violated the constitutional rights of residents.

Baltimore Police Investigation Doesn't Support Some of Prosecution's Charges

May 7, 2015
The Baltimore police investigation into the death of Freddie Gray doesn't support some of the charges, including the most serious, filed by the Baltimore City State's Attorney, potentially allowing lawyers representing the police officers the opportunity to undercut the prosecution.

Baltimore Officer who Arrested Freddie Gray was Hospitalized in 2012 for Mental Health Concerns

May 1, 2015
Worries about the lieutenant — originally raised by a fellow Baltimore police officer who is the mother of his child — led Carroll County, Md., deputies to confiscate his guns and contact high-ranking police officials, the report says.
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