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Anthony Batts

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  • Man given chance to reform caught in drug raid, Baltimore police say

    Man given chance to reform caught in drug raid, Baltimore police say
    A new anti-violence program led Baltimore police to raid the home of a convicted drug dealer they had hoped to reform, and to nearly $4 million worth of drugs and cash, a significant seizure for the department. Standing over a table displaying $825,...
  • City reacts to downtown shooting; seeks end to 'senseless' violence

    City reacts to downtown shooting; seeks end to 'senseless' violence
    As Baltimore's mayor on Wednesday consoled the family of a hospital worker used as a human shield during a gang shooting downtown, elected officials and community activists called on the city to do more to combat gang violence. The killing of Brandon...
  • City Council members seek body cameras for police

    City Council members seek body cameras for police
    Two influential City Council members introduced legislation Monday that would require every Baltimore police officer to wear a body camera within a year — a move they argue would cut down on police brutality in the aftermath of several high-...
  • 2 councilmen to file bill requiring city police to wear body cameras

    2 councilmen to file bill requiring city police to wear body cameras
    Two City Councilmen plan to submit legislation today requiring every police officer in Baltimore to wear a body camera that records audio and video as the officers go about their jobs. Warren Branch, chairman of the council's public safety committee,...
  • Another violent arrest by Baltimore police caught on video

    Another violent arrest by Baltimore police caught on video
    City police and union officials moved quickly on Tuesday to address a video of Baltimore police officers involved in violent arrest outside an East Baltimore nightclub. Authorities said they believed the officers' use of force — which included...
  • More news, less Ray Rice [Letter]

    More news, less Ray Rice [Letter]
    Enough of the Ray Rice thing. Does anyone really care that an overpaid jock and his fiancée had too much to drink and started spitting on and hitting each other? It happens every day, and nobody cares until it becomes another Baltimore homicide and the...
  • Mayor criticizes police handling of video case and calls for plan to address brutality

    Mayor criticizes police handling of video case and calls for plan to address brutality
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake criticized the Police Department's handling of a high-profile police brutality investigation on Wednesday, and said she had directed the police commissioner to develop a "comprehensive" plan to address brutality in the...
  • Baltimore police should revamp misconduct probes, audit says

    Baltimore police should revamp misconduct probes, audit says
    Even as the Baltimore Police Department faces criticism over its handling of an officer caught on video punching a suspect, an outside audit of the Internal Affairs Division has raised questions about the thoroughness and fairness of the agency's...
  • 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...