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  • Rawlings-Blake to testify in D.C. about policing in Baltimore

    Rawlings-Blake to testify in D.C. about policing in Baltimore
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake plans to testify Tuesday afternoon at the first public listening session of President Barack Obama's Task Force on 21st Century Policing to discuss "building trust and legitimacy between police and the communities they...
  • Baltimore police officer dies of injuries from November crash

    Baltimore police officer dies of injuries from November crash
    Baltimore police officer Craig Chandler has died as a result of injuries sustained in a crash during a pursuit Nov. 23, the Police Department said Saturday evening. Police, in a tweet Saturday evening, said Chandler died Friday due to injuries he...
  • Security threat at Baltimore police station raises questions about public access

    Security threat at Baltimore police station raises questions about public access
    The recent security breach at a Baltimore Police station — the second incident in five months — is raising questions about whether the city strikes the right balance between making such buildings accessible and protecting those inside. On...
  • Where are the voices for McKenzie Elliott?

    Where are the voices for McKenzie Elliott?
    I am pastor of St. Matthew and Blessed Sacrament Churches in Baltimore City. For the last two months we have been talking and praying in our churches about the death of McKenzie Elliott, the three-year-old girl who was shot on her front porch on 36th...
  • Showdown looms over law protecting police in misconduct cases

    Showdown looms over law protecting police in misconduct cases
    As the General Assembly prepares for its 2015 session, a showdown is looming over efforts to limit legal protections for police officers accused of brutality and other misconduct. As police actions are scrutinized nationwide, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-...
  • Horseshoe security chief departs four months after casino opens

    Horseshoe security chief departs four months after casino opens
    Anthony Barksdale, the city's former acting police commissioner, is leaving his post as Horseshoe Baltimore's security director four months after the casino opened. The casino, which made no announcement, confirmed in a written statement that...
  • Man says gang told him to take gun into police station, police say

    Man says gang told him to take gun into police station, police say
    Baltimore police officers are on heightened alert after they disarmed a man who took a loaded handgun into a police station on Tuesday. Police said Jason Armstrong, 29, told them he was acting on orders of the Black Guerrilla Family gang. They said he...
  • Police, probation officials heighten security after suspected gang threat

    Police, probation officials heighten security after suspected gang threat
    Law enforcement officials in Baltimore moved Wednesday to increase protection of officers and others who work in the city's police stations. They suspended a program that brought violent offenders into police facilities, and they put armed officers at...
  • Security lapse

    Security lapse
    Who knew that the desk officers in Baltimore City police stations aren't always armed? Or that visitors don't have to pass through metal detectors to enter the building? Or that unless you're reeking of marijuana and acting as if you're high you can...
  • Baltimore settlements on police brutality more restrictive than in other cities

    Baltimore settlements on police brutality more restrictive than in other cities
    When Baltimore residents settle lawsuits alleging police brutality or other misconduct, they must promise to keep silent about the incidents that sparked the suits — an arrangement that shields key details from the public. The penalty for...
  • Top city prosecutor, O'Malley aide join AG's office

    Attorney General-elect Brian Frosh named his two top deputies Tuesday, tapping Gov. Martin O'Malley's chief legal adviser and a city prosecutor who coordinated major investigations. Elizabeth Harris, O'Malley's chief legal counsel since 2008, will...