| Jul 4, 2013
| 8:27 PM
Although police had prepared for problems, Thursday's Fourth of July celebrations around Baltimore were mostly trouble-free.
During a news conference just before sunset at the Inner Harbor, Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts said there had...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 11:46 AM
Gregory A. "Willie" Eads Sr., a retired Baltimore police officer who attained the rank of colonel during a career that spanned more than three decades, died June 30 from pancreatic cancer at his Catonsville home.
He was 61.
The son of an Arundel Corp....
| Jun 22, 2013
| 7:33 AM
The latest class of police trainees marched to the podium to accept law enforcement certificates in gleaming black shoes and brass buttons that matched their smiles. The graduates yelled their names proudly during a special roll call and chanted at the...
| Apr 6, 2013
| 1:34 PM
The Baltimore Police Department's internal affairs chief is leaving the agency, a little more than a year after being brought on to reassure the public that a scandal-weary agency would get tougher policing itself, a spokesman confirmed.
| Mar 21, 2013
| 5:15 PM
Jim Mingle and Mike Boyd, detectives for the Baltimore Police Department, usually work in ties and jackets, but as daylight wanes on this day, they are standing on a West Baltimore street corner in their uniform blues.
"Still fits," Mingle says, patting...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 9:49 AM
The Baltimore Police Department has already gone over its overtime budget for the fiscal year, which ends in June, but Police Commissioner Anthony Batts says he will rein in the agency's spending.
"We will be in budget at the end of the fiscal year....
| Mar 9, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Rounding up the usual suspects and putting officers on foot patrol for a few weeks are desperate moves by the Baltimore Police Department to temporarily shut down gun homicides before the nice weather arrives and street crime picks up with a vengeance ("6...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 4:48 PM
A Senate committee Tuesday heard testimony for a bill that would enhance penalties for those trying to or smuggling cell phones or other telecommunication devices into jails and prisons and those receiving such contraband.
The bill has been introduced in...
| Mar 16, 2013
| 8:22 AM
Baltimore police said they were aware of no problems connected to early St. Patrick's Day celebrations Friday night, as they brace for a weekend of boozy revelry once bars open today.
The department announced plans to flood bar districts with officers...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 7:25 PM
A police recruit wounded in a training exercise can respond through hand signals but remains hospitalized with an unclear path to recovery, said a Baltimore attorney representing the officer.
State police identified the injured officer candidate on...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 11:37 AM
Michael Kundrat, a Carroll County native and 26-year veteran of the Baltimore Police Department, has been named chief of the Maryland Transportation Authority Police.
Kundrat, 53, who has been acting MdTA chief for 18 months, was selected from a field of...