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Anthony Batts

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  • Mourners say farewell to fallen heroes

    Mourners say farewell to fallen heroes
    More than 1,000 mourners paid their last respects to two widely esteemed public servants at separate funerals Sunday, one for a Baltimore police officer who died 10 days ago of injuries he sustained in a November crash, a second for a Bel Air paramedic...
  • Marchers in Annapolis echo nationwide call

    Marchers in Annapolis echo nationwide call
    Hundreds of Marylanders joined noisy demonstrations at the State House in Annapolis and on downtown Baltimore streets Thursday to call for an end to police brutality and other misconduct. They packed a hearing room on the second day of the 2015...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Weeding out 'bad cops'

    Weeding out 'bad cops'
    Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake faces an uphill battle in this year's General Assembly when she and other officials travel to Annapolis to push for changes to a state law that restricts the power of police departments to discipline officers...
  • Patrol shift changes to revolutionize crime fight, Baltimore police say

    Patrol shift changes to revolutionize crime fight, Baltimore police say
    Baltimore police and city officials say a new police patrol schedule will put more officers on the streets at the most needed times, give officers more time off and cut overtime spending. If it sounds too good to be true, Baltimore officials say it's not...
  • 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...
  • 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...