A family involved in a two-car crash is safe thanks to Baltimore’s police commissioner.
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.
Time to load the kiddies in the car and head out for the long Memorial Day holiday weekend.
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.
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.
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.
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.