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  • Lawmakers seek transparency from Baltimore mayor on police misconduct

    Lawmakers seek transparency from Baltimore mayor on police misconduct
    Two lawmakers pressing for state legislation to crack down on police misconduct called Wednesday for Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake to inform the city spending board when officers repeatedly face brutality allegations in lawsuits. "The more the people...
  • Baltimore police replace Northern District commander

    Baltimore police replace Northern District commander
    Baltimore police have replaced the commander of the agency's northern district for the second time in about a year and a half. Maj. Kimberly Burrus and Maj. Robert Smith are switching places, Baltimore police said Friday. Burrus, who commanded the...
  • Supreme Court to hear case of Baltimore officer convicted in towing scandal

    Supreme Court to hear case of Baltimore officer convicted in towing scandal
    The Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal by one of the former Baltimore police officers convicted in a wide-ranging kickback scheme tied to a Rosedale auto body shop. Samuel Ocasio, who was found guilty by a federal jury in 2012, asked the high...
  • Judge threatens detective with contempt for declining to reveal cellphone tracking methods

    Judge threatens detective with contempt for declining to reveal cellphone tracking methods
    Baltimore prosecutors withdrew key evidence in a robbery case Monday rather than reveal details of the cellphone tracking technology police used to gather it. The surprise turn in Baltimore Circuit Court came after a defense attorney pressed a city...
  • Trial opens in fatal stabbing after Ravens 2013 Super Bowl parade

    Trial opens in fatal stabbing after Ravens 2013 Super Bowl parade
    Nearly two years ago, in the aftermath of the Baltimore Ravens Super Bowl victory parade downtown that drew thousands, 15-year-old Deontae Smith was fatally stabbed during a fight in which two other teens were injured. Yet, as the trial of Nazr Williams,...
  • Baltimore residents demand tougher laws on police officers at hearing

    Baltimore residents demand tougher laws on police officers at hearing
    With the next General Assembly starting in January, more than 100 community members demanded Saturday that state lawmakers toughen laws holding police officers more accountable for misconduct. During a public hearing on Saturday at the University of...
  • Federal review of Las Vegas police sheds light on Baltimore probe

    Federal review of Las Vegas police sheds light on Baltimore probe
    In the darkness of a December night, Stanley Gibson pulled his 1991 Cadillac Brougham into an apartment complex far from the Strip's glitzy casinos and phoned his wife. The Gulf War veteran, who was battling a worsening mental condition, said he was lost....
  • Showdown looms over law protecting police in misconduct cases

    Showdown looms over law protecting police in misconduct cases
    As the General Assembly prepares for its 2015 session, a showdown is looming over efforts to limit legal protections for police officers accused of brutality and other misconduct. As police actions are scrutinized nationwide, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-...
  • Baltimore to create online database of police brutality lawsuits

    Baltimore to create online database of police brutality lawsuits
    Baltimore officials will begin this month posting the outcomes of all civil lawsuits alleging police brutality and will reconsider their policy of requiring plaintiffs to keep silent after settlements are reached — part of a series of changes made...
  • Officer shot man after police say she feared for life in struggle

    Officer shot man after police say she feared for life in struggle
    A Baltimore police officer feared for her life when she shot a suspect during a struggle in Northwest Baltimore, police said Friday. Police commanders said they believe the officer's actions Thursday were justified. The suspect was shot in the abdomen...
  • Baltimore police hire former Anne Arundel police chief

    Baltimore police hire former Anne Arundel police chief
    Baltimore police hired former Anne Arundel County police chief Kevin Davis as a deputy commissioner, the department announced Wednesday. Davis resigned late last year after a year and half as Anne Arundel's top law officer. Incoming Anne Arundel...