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Future Careers In Law Enforcement May Begin With Explorers Summer Camp

A future career in law enforcement for some Baltimore youngsters could begin with a day at summer camp.

07/24/2014

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Commissioner Batts Pulls A Mother & Teenage Son From Vehicle After Crash

A family involved in a two-car crash is safe thanks to Baltimore’s police commissioner.

06/19/2014

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Commissioner Batts Punches Armed Man, Holds Gun To His Head In Chaotic Arrest

A chaotic scene unfolds in East Baltimore when the top cop lands in the middle of a struggle with an armed suspect. Before it’s all over, Baltimore City Police Commissioner Anthony Batts punches the man in the face and holds a gun to his head.

05/27/2014

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Baltimore Police Aim For Safe Memorial Day Weekend

Time to load the kiddies in the car and head out for the long Memorial Day holiday weekend.

05/23/2014

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Mayor & Police Commissioner Meet With KIPP Academy Parents Day After Lockdown

One day after a Baltimore City charter school goes on lockdown, the mayor and the police commissioner meet with parents to talk about what happened at KIPP Academy.

04/04/2014

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Dead Rat On His Car: Police Probe Claims Of Detective Who Testified Against 2 Officers

Police officials in Baltimore say they are investigating after a detective says he’s being targeted for serving as a witness in a case against other officers.

02/28/2014

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Baltimore Police Implement New Program To Reduce Crime

Stamping out racial profiling. The Baltimore Police Department has a new program, pairing officers with residents. The goal is to reduce the city’s crime rate.

02/16/2014

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Baltimore Mayor, Police Commissioner Hope To Combat City’s Murder Rate

The murder rate in Baltimore City has already reached an alarming high. In just two weeks, 14 people have been killed. The mayor and police commissioner are committed to curbing the violence and held another neighborhood walk-through to reach out to residents—but some question the motives behind it.

01/14/2014

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Baltimore City Crime Report: Overall Violence Down, Murder Rates Up

Overall, violent crime is down in Baltimore but murders are rising.

12/30/2013

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Baltimore City Council Grills Police Commissioner

A tense showdown at City Hall. Days after police top brass announce a new crime strategy based on a pricey consultant’s report, the city’s top cop is grilled by the City Council. A shortage of officers and skyrocketing overtime top the list of concerns.

11/25/2013

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Baltimore City Will Hire 2 New Prosecutors To Reduce Violence

A new plan of action. The recent spike in city violence sparks local and federal lawmakers to enact a new plan of action. The mayor, police commissioner and U.S. attorney appoint two special prosecutors to target violent offenders.

07/11/2013

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Changes Made In Baltimore City Police Force After More Than 50 Are Shot In 3 Weeks

A surge in gun violence and murders in the city. The department’s top cop is trying to get control, while people who live there are afraid to go outside.

07/10/2013

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