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  • Man jumped in Patterson Park by teenagers who were filming attack

    Man jumped in Patterson Park by teenagers who were filming attack
    A man was assaulted on Thursday night in Patterson Park by a group of teenagers, one of whom was filming the attack, according to a police report. The victim, who is only identified as a 25-year-old teacher in the police report, was walking in the...
  • Baltimore police hire new training director after months of flux

    Baltimore police hire new training director after months of flux
    Baltimore police named a new training director Friday, a move that follows two years of resignations, temporary appointments and a nearly fatal 2013 training accident that led the department to improve its safety guidelines. Paul Banach, a 29-year law...
  • Police arrest driver in killing of 12-year-old while eluding officers

    Police arrest driver in killing of 12-year-old while eluding officers
    Baltimore police said Friday they have arrested a man sought in connection with the deaths of two youths in as many days last week — a violent sequence that had investigators scrambling to identify a suspect based only on vague witness descriptions....
  • This ain't livin' [Commentary]

    This ain't livin' [Commentary]
    To paraphrase Marvin Gaye's "Inner City Blues," it makes you want to holler, the way so many people in Baltimore do their lives. Dying is too easy in this city, and neither death nor we should be proud. Even before summer officially arrives, nearly 90...
  • Baltimore Police to post 'use of force' cases online

    Baltimore Police to post 'use of force' cases online
    The Baltimore Police Department says it will begin to post a log of its investigations into serious use of force by officers online, and for the first time will ask the city's civilian review board to look at shootings involving its officers and deaths of...
  • Slain 17-year-old Michael Mayfield laid to rest Thursday

    Slain 17-year-old Michael Mayfield laid to rest Thursday
    A young girl approached the casket of Michael Mayfield on Thursday and began to scream. The music in the church had fallen silent, and the hundreds who had turned out to mourn the 17-year-old Mayfield turned their eyes to the child with braids and white...
  • Basics of a successful crime-fighting strategy [Letter]

    Basics of a successful crime-fighting strategy [Letter]
    After reading your article about Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts' visit to Chicago to observe its crime-fighting strategy, I could only ask: "Are you kidding me?" ("Baltimore Police look to Chicago for crime-fighting insight," March 19)....
  • Frustration with crime evident at public safety summit

    The written questions from the audience of more than 100 people came fast and furious on cards read aloud by City Councilman Bill Henry, moderator of the 3rd annual Public Safety Summit at Morgan State University on Saturday. What can city police do...
  • Baltimore police contract calls for raises, fewer positions

    Baltimore police contract calls for raises, fewer positions
    A tentative agreement between Baltimore and its police union would cut vacant positions from the department while raising officer pay, a shift intended to stop officers from leaving for better-paying agencies. The proposed three-year contract marks a...
  • No. 2 Baltimore police officer to retire

    No. 2 Baltimore police officer to retire
    One of the highest ranking members of Baltimore police, who has served in supervisory positions for more than half his career, has announced his retirement. Deputy Commissioner John P. Skinner, the commander of the Intelligence and Investigations...
  • Baltimore Police to buy hundreds of new computers

    Baltimore Police to buy hundreds of new computers
    Baltimore Police plan to purchase 300 new computers for their nine police district stations, a long-needed upgrade that officials said will allow officers to work quicker and better use technology to fight crime. The agency did not provide information...