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Anthony Batts

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  • Police arrest 2 in death of 16-year-old in Baltimore

    Baltimore police have arrested two men they say are responsible for the death of a 16-year-old who was sexually assaulted and strangled before her home was set on fire. Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts said Thursday that police have arrested 23-year-...
  • With killings rising in Baltimore, mayor 'examining' decrease in arrests

    With killings rising in Baltimore, mayor 'examining' decrease in arrests
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Wednesday she and Police Commissioner Anthony Batts are "examining" whether a sharp decrease in arrests is contributing to May becoming the deadliest month in Baltimore since the 1990s. Through the first half of May,...
  • Clean out City Hall

    Clean out City Hall
    Do any of those idiots working out of the mayor's office still believe that they are "in control" of Baltimore? Do they have any idea as to what is actually happening there? Are they for real ("Can Batts get the job done?" May 21)? Baltimore Police...
  • The Intuition of Anthony Batts: Commissioner's experiences in Los Angeles and Fruitvale riots inform strategy during unrest

    The Intuition of Anthony Batts: Commissioner's experiences in Los Angeles and Fruitvale riots inform strategy during unrest
    In a recent speech to Baltimore’s Fraternal Order of Police, Commissioner Anthony Batts apologized for failing his officers. Sounding a bit like Agent Dale Cooper, the mystical FBI agent on David Lynch’s seminal television series “Twin...
  • White suburbanites care about city, too

    White suburbanites care about city, too
    When community activists make claims that too many city police officers are from areas outside the city are they rushing to judgment? Here's my true story along with a little of my Baltimore family history. Upon becoming another young white suburban...
  • Deadly month sees 35 killings in Baltimore

    Deadly month sees 35 killings in Baltimore
    Hours after Baltimore's mayor huddled with police officials to discuss the recent spike in violence, two more people were killed Monday — making May the city's deadliest month since 1999. The two homicides increased this month's total to 35. There...
  • Batts is not the problem

    Batts is not the problem
    I like Police Commissioner Anthony Batts. I like what he says about Baltimore and I like what he says about policing. He has not been anywhere near as successful implementing his style on the Baltimore City Police Department as we might have wished. The...
  • BUILD calls on mayor to issue state of emergency in wake of recent violence

    BUILD calls on mayor to issue state of emergency in wake of recent violence
    An interfaith coalition called on Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake on Friday to declare a state of emergency to quell violence in the city. Members of Baltimoreans United in Leadership Development also want the mayor to bring other law enforcement...
  • 5th staffer leaving Baltimore mayor's criminal justice office

    5th staffer leaving Baltimore mayor's criminal justice office
    A fifth member of Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's Office on Criminal Justice is leaving the agency, city officials confirmed. Amy Hartman, who led city efforts to increase public safety in the southeast neighborhood of McElderry Park, has submitted...
  • Feds release photos of persons of interest in pharmacy looting

    Feds release photos of persons of interest in pharmacy looting
    The Drug Enforcement Agency released photographs Thursday of nine people officials say are connected with looting prescription drugs from Baltimore pharmacies during the April unrest related to the death of Freddie Gray. The move came a day after...
  • City police chief addresses confusion after Freddie Gray case

    City police chief addresses confusion after Freddie Gray case
    Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts said Wednesday that he's trying to clear up "confusion" about the legal risks officers face, amid a sharp decline in the number of arrests since six on the force were charged in the death of Freddie Gray....