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  • Secret recording escalates flap over Gov. Tom Wolf's pick for state police commissioner

    HARRISBURG — A Facebook campaign some retired and current Pennsylvania state troopers launched against Gov. Tom Wolf's pick to lead the agency has hit the streets, the halls of the Capitol and the confines of a small suburban police force. A...
  • Under Armour to offer 1,600 tactical boots to city firefighters

    Under Armour to offer 1,600 tactical boots to city firefighters
    Baltimore-based Under Armour plans to donate nearly 1,600 pairs of boots to members of the Baltimore Fire Department for its members' personal use. The donation of 1,596 desert sand-colored men's Under Armour Valsetz RTS Tactical Boots is valued at $192,...
  • Thomas C. Martel Sr.

    Thomas C. Martel Sr.
    Thomas Charles Martel Sr., a retired commercial real estate executive, died of Alzheimer's disease March 13 at Arden Court in Ruxton. He was 78 and lived in North Roland Park. Born in Baltimore and raised on Gelson Drive in Edmondson Village, he was the...
  • Retired Baltimore police officer charged in motorcycle-club fight at Dundalk bar

    Retired Baltimore police officer charged in motorcycle-club fight at Dundalk bar
    A retired Baltimore police officer was charged this week in connection with a Dundalk bar fight that Baltimore County police say stemmed from a rivalry between motorcycle clubs, according to court documents. Eric Christopher Jansen, 47, of Dundalk faces...
  • Test body cameras on 100 Baltimore officers, task force says

    Test body cameras on 100 Baltimore officers, task force says
    Baltimore should equip 100 police officers with body cameras in a six-month, $1.4 million pilot program before expanding their use citywide, a mayoral task force recommended Wednesday. In releasing its report, the task force said the cameras would...
  • Mayor shortsighted on police discipline

    Mayor shortsighted on police discipline
    I have been a member of the Baltimore Police Department for over 20 years, and like many officers of my tenure, I have experience with the disciplinary process. I write to remind Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, who is pursuing changes to the rules for...
  • Baltimore officials kept in dark about detective's brutality case

    Baltimore officials kept in dark about detective's brutality case
    While seeking approval this week for a $150,000 settlement in a lawsuit alleging brutality by a Baltimore detective, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's administration did not tell the city spending board that taxpayers had already paid $100,000 to settle...
  • City delegation rejects guns in schools for police

    City delegation rejects guns in schools for police
    Officers in the Baltimore school system's police force won't be able to carry guns inside schools any time soon. The city's delegation in Annapolis effectively killed legislation Friday that would have lifted the prohibition, putting an end to a...
  • Baltimore won't buy gunshot detection system

    Baltimore won't buy gunshot detection system
    Baltimore officials have backed off a decision to purchase a gunshot detection system, saying the cost to use the technology would take away from other crime-fighting efforts. Kevin Harris, a spokesman for Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, confirmed...
  • Baltimore Police fight release of secret pay audit

    Baltimore Police fight release of secret pay audit
    The Baltimore Police Department is fighting the release of a secret audit that found a number of officers had misrepresented their educational credentials and wrongly received pay benefits as a result, new court filings show. The audit was performed in...
  • Police seeking suspect who they say killed man, burned down home to intimidate family

    Police seeking suspect who they say killed man, burned down home to intimidate family
    Baltimore police are seeking a suspect who they say killed a man in Northwest Baltimore last month, then burned down his house to intimidate his family and any witnesses from reporting him to police. The department dubbed Charles Henson, 22, "Public...