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Police Commissioner Anthony Batts

Anthony Batts

Baltimore’s Top Cop Works To Restore Public’s Trust, Make Streets Safer

Two years into the job, top cop Anthony Batts is working overtime to keep his job and make Baltimore safer. His confirmation hearing is set for 10 a.m. Wednesday.

08/26/2014

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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

Baltimore police

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 Police Turn To Clergy To Connect With Communities, Prevent Crime

From handcuffs to a helping hand. It’s a direction Baltimore Police are trying with the help of neighborhood clergy.

01/04/2013

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