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  • Baltimore police ditch 'stop and frisk' term, but not practice

    Baltimore police ditch 'stop and frisk' term, but not practice
    Baltimore Police are doing away with use of the term “stop and frisk,” though officers will continue to be able to use the controversial search tactic. Baltimore’s Deputy Police Commissioner Jerry Rodriguez said that national...
  • ACLU slams Baltimore Police over 'stop and frisk' name change

    The ACLU of Maryland is criticizing the Baltimore Police Department's decision to change the name of its "stop and frisk" procedures and said they receive regular complaints from citizens about such stops.  Last month, the ACLU filed a public records...
  • Police ID woman killed in crash after attempted traffic stop

    Police ID woman killed in crash after attempted traffic stop
    A sedan being followed by police slammed into an SUV early Tuesday, killing three people in North Baltimore. The fiery scene sparked a frantic rescue effort and a lengthy investigation that shut down a busy intersection for hours. About midnight,...
  • Family mourns woman killed in crash after attempted police stop

    Family mourns woman killed in crash after attempted police stop
    The woman killed in a North Baltimore crash with a car being followed by police was on her way to the home of her pregnant daughter, who gave birth to a girl later that day, her family said. Angel Chiwengo, 46, of Reisterstown was among three people...
  • Police were ordered off pursuit before fatal crash, union says

    Police were ordered off pursuit before fatal crash, union says
    Baltimore police are conducting a criminal investigation into whether officers followed orders to end their pursuit of a sedan before it was involved in a fatal crash this week, a police union attorney said Friday. Michael Davey, the lawyer...
  • Baltimore Police to hire 10 new officers under Justice grant

    Baltimore Police to hire 10 new officers under Justice grant
    The Baltimore Police Department has been awarded a $1.25 million grant from the U.S. Department of Justice to hire 10 new officers. The city already has about 3,000 sworn officers — more per capita than many other large cities in the country &#...
  • Top official departs Baltimore Police Department

    Top official departs Baltimore Police Department
    Judy Pal, the chief of staff to Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts, is leaving after one year in the position, and sources say Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's former assistant will take her spot. Pal is a communications consultant who had...
  • Baltimore Police reverse stance on cutting back on use of Twitter

    Baltimore Police reverse stance on cutting back on use of Twitter
    UPDATE, 5:06 PM: In an email, a police spokesman said the agency was reversing course and would continue to post tweets about every reported shooting in the city. A full update will follow. The Baltimore Police Department says it will scale back its use...
  • Baltimore police reverse stance on cutting back on use of Twitter

    Baltimore police reverse stance on cutting back on use of Twitter
    The Baltimore Police Department reversed course Monday on a shift away from using its popular Twitter page to notify the public about shooting incidents, after news that "criminal-on-criminal" violence wouldn't always be disseminated brought an outcry...
  • Baltimore Ravens earn video valentine from city Police Department

    Baltimore Ravens earn video valentine from city Police Department
    The Baltimore Police Department on Thursday added to the growing wave of video valentines to the Ravens on the eve of the AFC championship game against the new England Patriots. Among the cast of hundreds: a mounted unit, a K-9 unit, homicide cops, the...
  • Defense claims man saw Phylicia Barnes alive in Cecil Co.

    Defense claims man saw Phylicia Barnes alive in Cecil Co.
    Defense attorneys for the man accused of murdering Phylicia Barnes have filed motions claiming to have a witness who saw the teen alive in Cecil County and attacking the credibility of the lead police detective who investigated the case. In a motion...