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  • 30th Fallen Heroes Day ceremony in Timonium scheduled for Friday

    30th Fallen Heroes Day ceremony in Timonium scheduled for Friday
    Law enforcement officers, firefighters, and families will gather at Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens on Friday for the 30th Annual Fallen Heroes Day ceremony, an event honoring those who died in the line of duty. The observance begins at 1 p.m., at...
  • Propaganda kitsch in the Baltimore Police Department's graphic design

    Propaganda kitsch in the Baltimore Police Department's graphic design
    Whether or not they know it, the Baltimore Police Department has been teetering toward a net art aesthetic on social media lately. To say that we're "into it" might be too strong, but our curiosity was piqued by images posted on Twitter and Instagram on...
  • Baltimore police commanders seek calm after Freddie Gray death

    Baltimore police commanders seek calm after Freddie Gray death
    The police radio crackled: "Two men running with guns … discharge on Druid Hill …" Acting Capt. Robert Jackson hit the sirens on the unmarked Ford Taurus, which hurtled through traffic and stoplights to a West Baltimore intersection....
  • Batts: More officers likely to be arrested, forced out as result of reforms

    Batts: More officers likely to be arrested, forced out as result of reforms
    More Baltimore police officers likely face arrest as the result of reforms in a scandal-ridden department that requires "wholesale change," Commissioner Anthony W. Batts wrote in a wide-ranging opinion piece published in The Baltimore Sun. "Our reform...
  • Prosecutors say attempts to remove Mosby from Freddie Gray case 'distort facts'

    Prosecutors say attempts to remove Mosby from Freddie Gray case 'distort facts'
    Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby's office fired back this week at a defense argument that she should be removed from prosecuting six city police officers in the arrest and death of Freddie Gray, saying in a strongly worded rebuttal that the...
  • Barbara Pheil, teacher and singer

    Barbara Pheil, teacher and singer
    Barbara McGinnis Pheil, who sang soprano and was a retired preschool teacher, died of complications from Alzheimer's disease June 16 at Arden Courts in Ruxton. The Timonium resident was 77. Born Barbara Ellen McGinnis in Baltimore, she was the...
  • The Intuition of Anthony Batts: Commissioner's experiences in Los Angeles and Fruitvale riots inform strategy during unrest

    The Intuition of Anthony Batts: Commissioner's experiences in Los Angeles and Fruitvale riots inform strategy during unrest
    In a recent speech to Baltimore’s Fraternal Order of Police, Commissioner Anthony Batts apologized for failing his officers. Sounding a bit like Agent Dale Cooper, the mystical FBI agent on David Lynch’s seminal television series “Twin...
  • Baltimore police commissioner: There is a cost to reform

    Baltimore police commissioner: There is a cost to reform
    Last week I recognized 60 officers and professional staff at the 2015 Medal Day Ceremony. The valor and courage of these men and women, and a few citizen heroes, stands as a testament to the bravery and dedication of most members of the Baltimore Police...
  • Conflicts Of Interest: Light for all message coordinators

    Conflicts Of Interest: Light for all message coordinators
    Every time I get in an argument with someone at The Sun—almost always because I criticize them—their response is some version of “we’re objective and you get to have opinions. We can’t do that.” But the fact of the...
  • Wolf to seek new nominee for state police commissioner

    Gov. Tom Wolf said Monday he will seek a new nominee to become the Pennsylvania State Police commissioner, one of two concessions the Democrat made to start the week after a string of legislative and legal setbacks. Wolf's concessions come amid efforts...
  • Murder Ink: 8 murders this week, 134 murders this year

    Murder Ink: 8 murders this week, 134 murders this year
    Three murders that City Paper learned of last Monday afternoon are included in this week’s count. Police Commissioner Anthony Batts announced a drug sweep of alleged violent offenders, and hours later the capture of two suspects in the sexual...