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Anthony Batts

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  • Bad cops and videotape [Editorial]

    Bad cops and videotape  [Editorial]
    The suspension of a Baltimore City police officer this week after a videotape surfaced showing him violently assaulting a citizen in June appears to confirm what has become a depressing pattern: A brutal attack that should have merited a swift response...
  • Baltimore officer is suspended after video of beating is released

    Baltimore officer is suspended after video of beating is released
    Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts on Tuesday suspended the officer caught on tape beating a suspect, while local leaders asked why it took the department more than two months to pull him off the streets. A police surveillance camera operator...
  • Police Commissioner Batts confirmed for six-year term

    Police Commissioner Batts confirmed for six-year term
    Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts was confirmed Monday by the City Council for a full six-year term. Batts has led the city's police force since October 2012, when he was selected to fill the unexpired term of the previous commissioner,...
  • Police say transgender woman was killed near Lake Ashburton

    Police say transgender woman was killed near Lake Ashburton
    Black- and copper-colored beads lay around a puddle of blood in a Northwest Baltimore alley where police said a transgender woman was killed early Wednesday in a crime that bore similarities to the slaying of another transgender woman last month....
  • Looking Out: Killing of Baltimore transgender woman, sister of NBA player, makes international news

    Looking Out: Killing of Baltimore transgender woman, sister of NBA player, makes international news
    Yesterday, in the wake of the second murder of a transgender woman in Baltimore in the last two months, Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony Batts held a press conference to convey a commitment to solving the crime and improving police relations with the...
  • Victim of Baltimore killing a sibling of Clippers' Reggie Bullock

    Victim of Baltimore killing a sibling of Clippers' Reggie Bullock
    A Clippers player's sister was apparently beaten to death in Baltimore on Wednesday, according to police and the player's Twitter account. Baltimore Police Lt. John Kowalczyk told The Times that Mia Henderson, formerly known as Kevin Long, was found...
  • Protecting all crime victims

    Protecting all crime victims
    City Police Commissioner Anthony Batts set an example for his fellow officers when he met recently with Baltimore's transgender community to discuss the murder of a 26-year-old transgender woman whose body was found in a Northwest Baltimore alley last...
  • Residents see some gray areas in city's new curfew

    Residents see some gray areas in city's new curfew
    Percy Smith is against Baltimore's new curfew. Like many of its critics, he's fine with keeping kids off the street late at night; he's just concerned about how it will be implemented. "I'm asking from an economic perspective," he said, "will this be...
  • As Baltimore crime declines, officials seek to change perception

    As Baltimore crime declines, officials seek to change perception
    By any measure, statistics show crime has been dropping in Baltimore. Yet many residents, like Vincent McCoy, say they don't feel it. "I wouldn't put money on it," cracked McCoy as he stood outside of the Belair Road church where he is a deacon. "I've...
  • Police, fire unions oppose mayor's new pension plan

    Police, fire unions oppose mayor's new pension plan
    Baltimore's police and fire unions are fighting a new proposal from Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake to privatize part of the pensions of new employees — a move union officials argue will make it harder to recruit and retain the best young officers....
  • Cousin of slain standout teen was killed on July 4, police confirm

    Cousin of slain standout teen was killed on July 4, police confirm
    A 34-year-old Baltimore man killed July 4 in Northwest Baltimore was a cousin of Michael Mayfield, the standout teen killed earlier this year.  Police confirmed that Matthew Drake, who was fatally shot in the 3200 block of Chelsea Terrace around 5 p.m....