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.
Overall, violent crime is down in Baltimore but murders are rising.
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.
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.
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.
An off-duty Baltimore City detective was killed in a single car crash Wednesday morning in Glen Arm.
A giant crowd packs the Inner Harbor to celebrate the Fourth of July. And while the crowd was watching the fireworks, police were watching for trouble.
lawyer with the Baltimore City government who handles police department cases has been appointed as the department’s new head of internal affairs.
One of Baltimore City Police Department’s own is facing four criminal counts in connection to an assault and burglary.
A shootout between police and armed men in West Baltimore is the latest in a string of violent incidents shaking the community.
Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony Batts joined the Norris & Davis show to talk about the tragic events yesterday at the Boston Marathon, and how it will effect security everywhere.
Neighborhood under siege. There’s been an explosion of violence in West Baltimore, including another murder Tuesday night. Police have announced new plans to get that community under control.