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  • In Baltimore, 2013 a lost year for fight against violent crime

    In Baltimore, 2013 a lost year for fight against violent crime
    At 1:30 p.m. on a sunny December weekday, just down the hill from prestigious City College high school, shattered glass and blood stained the street. Neighbors and passersby gathered on the fringes of the crime scene and watched as police officers began...
  • More police now sporting cameras on their bodies

    More police now sporting cameras on their bodies
    Officer Aaron Waddell pulled over a gray Dodge Caravan on Route 198 in Laurel and asked the driver for his license and registration. Waddell told the man why he stopped him — a suspected seat belt violation — and added, "Just to let you know,...
  • Baltimore police deputy, who oversaw declines in crime, retires

    Baltimore police deputy, who oversaw declines in crime, retires
    Anthony E. Barksdale, who ran the operations of the Baltimore Police Department for five years during some of the city's most significant declines in crime, has retired. A city native, Barksdale became the youngest deputy commissioner in the agency's...
  • John H. Brown

    John H. Brown
    John H. Brown, who headed the Baltimore Police Department's mounted patrol for more than a decade and later became Carroll County sheriff, died Jan. 11 of heart failure at his Uniontown home. He was 85. "He was fair, a gentleman, as were his deputies,"...
  • Former Baltimore police commissioner memorialized

    Former Baltimore police commissioner memorialized
    When Bishop Lee Robinson Jr. was 3 years old, he'd sit on the front steps at night and wait for his father, a police officer, to return home. At that time in the mid-1950s, African-American officers in Baltimore weren't assigned squad cars. Instead,...
  • Joseph W. McLeary, police officer

    Joseph W. McLeary, police officer
    Joseph W. McLeary, who served with the city Police Department, Maryland State Police and the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency during a more than four-decade career, died Sunday of a massive stroke at Greater...
  • City officer charged in Pa. fired 14 shots at man

    City officer charged in Pa. fired 14 shots at man
    The off-duty Baltimore police officer charged this week with shooting a man outside his home in York, Pa., fired 14 shots and had been exchanging text messages with the victim's wife, according to court documents. Officer John E. Torres, an 11-year...
  • Baltimore officer jailed for assaulting suspect in break-in of girlfriend's home

    Baltimore officer jailed for assaulting suspect in break-in of girlfriend's home
    A Baltimore judge sent a police officer to jail on Wednesday for 45 days after he was convicted of beating a drug suspect who had broken into his girlfriend's home, a rare punishment for a police misconduct case. A sheriff's deputy clicked handcuffs...
  • Baltimore police officer pleads guilty to sexually abusing 15-year-old girl

    Baltimore police officer pleads guilty to sexually abusing 15-year-old girl
    A Baltimore City police officer pleaded guilty on Tuesday to two counts of sexual abuse of a 15-year-old girl, the city state's attorney announced. Frederick Allen, 49, met the victim when she began attending Fort Worthington Police Athletic League...
  • Dog allegedly given poisoned sausage in Hampden

    Dog allegedly given poisoned sausage in Hampden
    A Hampden woman says someone apparently attempted to poison her dog by giving it sausage stuffed with Tylenol on Saturday evening. Terri Galvan said she found the sausage in the back yard of her home in the 3400 block of Elm Avenue around 11 p.m....
  • Officer saw suspicious person at garage before attack, documents say

    Officer saw suspicious person at garage before attack, documents say
    Baltimore police Sgt. Keith Mcneill was sitting in his Toyota Tundra, about to leave the garage where his vehicle had been repaired, when he noticed someone lurking around the East Baltimore business. The off-duty officer called the shop's owner, who...