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Commissioner Proposing Changes To City’s Fleet Of Police Transport Vans

It comes after the in-custody death of Freddie Gray over one month ago.

06/02/2015

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Commissioner Batts: Stolen Prescription Drugs Partly To Blame For Surge In Violence

Riots, stolen pharmacy drugs and a surge in violence. The city’s top cop tells WJZ there may be a link between the three.

06/02/2015

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Commissioner Batts Apologizes To His Officers After Riots

It’s been one month since anti-police riots erupted in Baltimore and injured more than 100 city officers. Now Baltimore’s top cop reaches out to his ranks to tell them he let them down.

05/27/2015

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Baltimore Mayor Wins Praise For Seeking Federal Police Probe

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake is winning support from other public officials and praise from legal experts for asking the U.S. Justice Department to investigate her police department for discriminatory patterns or practices.

05/07/2015

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Batts: Curfew Will Remain Tonight, “Truth Will Overcome For All”

If anyone in Baltimore was hoping to see the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight tonight, looks like you’ll have to pay for it.

05/02/2015

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Police Commissioner Pleased With Results Of Baltimore Curfew

Police Commissioner Anthony Batts says he’s very pleased with the first few nights of the curfew.

04/30/2015

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Freddie Gray Investigation Complete, Turned Over To State’s Attorney

This came as a surprise, police said they would not turn their information over to prosecutors until tomorrow.

04/30/2015

UNITED STATES - APRIL 30: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., holds her weekly on camera media availability in the U.S. Capitol on Thursday, April 30, 2015. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Pelosi Calls For Changes From Police And Justice System

House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi is appealing for peace in her native Baltimore and says “something different” is needed from police and the justice system.

04/30/2015

BALTIMORE, MD - APRIL 28:  Police in riot gear gather during a curfew in Baltimore, Maryland, USA, 28 April 2015. Tensions eased on 28 April after demonstrators kept rock-throwing protestors at bay from lines of police in riot gear. Hundreds of people were still out on the street after the 10 pm curfew passed.  Demonstrations continue over the death of Freddie Gray, 25, an African-American who died on 19 April of injuries suffered in police custody. (Photo by Cem Ozdel/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

35 Arrested In Baltimore After First Night Of Curfew

The city is waking up after the first night of curfew following Monday’s night of unrest.

04/29/2015

BALTIMORE, USA - APRIL 27: Protesters clash with police during a riot over the death of Freddie Gray in Baltimore, Maryland, USA, on April 27, 2015. (Photo by Samuel Corum/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

Police Commissioner: Rioters ‘Came Right Out Of The High Schools’

City Police Commissioner Anthony Batts told reporters late Monday night that a bulk of the rioters who pelted officers with rocks and bricks, inciting a massive display of looting and vandalism across parts of West Baltimore were area high schoolers.

04/28/2015

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City Officials Plead For Peace Following Violent Night In Baltimore

City Officials pleaded for peace following a violent night in Baltimore.

04/26/2015

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FOP Unhappy About Commissioner’s Statement Friday

Baltimore’s Fraternal Order of Police is unhappy in the comments made by Police Commissioner Anthony Batts Friday.

04/25/2015

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