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War Of Words Between Baltimore Mayor, City Police Union

A war of words plays out between Baltimore’s mayor and the union that represents city police. The union wants to know–did Stephanie Rawlings-Blake order police to stand down during violent riots that injured more than 100 officers.

06/16/2015

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Baltimore FOP Launches Investigation Into Officer Deployments During Riots

Some 160 officers and scores of firefighters were injured during the Freddie Gray riots.

06/03/2015

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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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Baltimore Gets Bloodier As Arrests Drop Post-Freddie Gray

A 31-year-old woman and a young boy were shot in the head Thursday, becoming Baltimore’s 37th and 38th homicide victims so far this month, the city’s deadliest in 15 years.

05/28/2015

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FOP President Claims Conflict Of Interest, Calls For Special Prosecutor In Freddie Gray Case

Maryland’s state’s attorney says Freddie Gray’s death was a homicide and that there is probable cause to file charges.

05/01/2015

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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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F.O.P. Fully Supports Officers Involved In Freddie Gray Arrest

Protests over the death of Freddie Gray don’t show any signs of letting up, spreading from West Baltimore to City Hall and beyond.

04/22/2015

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Fraternal Order Of Police Endorse Brown For Governor

Maryland’s rivals in the race for governor are each claiming endorsements from members of the Maryland State Fraternal Order of Police.

08/13/2014

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Ex-FOP President Pleads Guilty To Theft

Authorities say the former president of the Prince George’s County Deputy Sheriff’s Association, FOP Lodge has pleaded guilty to stealing more than $9,000 from the organization.

06/14/2013

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Union Releases Report On Improving Police Force

A better police force without raising taxes. A new report by the city police union unveils how it can happen, but it may mean some sweeping changes for the police department.

07/11/2012