Council Members Call On BPD To Deliver Short-Term Crime Plan Responding To Recent ViolenceIn the face of several high-profile homicides and an "unacceptable" level of violence, members of the Baltimore City Council's budgeting committee called on the Baltimore Police Department to deliver a short-term crime plan and deploy more officers into neighborhoods.
19-Year-Old Young Man Shot At Federal Hill Restaurant, Officials SayA 19-year-old young man was shot in the chest at Sweet Peaz Southern Kitchen on S. Charles Street late Friday afternoon, police and City Councilman Eric Costello said.
Phone Scammers Posing As Baltimore City Sheriff's Office, Asking For Money To Clear WarrantsPhone scammers are posing as officials from the Baltimore City Sheriff’s Office and claiming they need money to clear an arrest warrant, the Baltimore Police Department said Friday.
2021 Death Of 1-Year-Old Upgraded To Homicide, Police SayThe 2021 death of a 1-year-old baby has been changed to a homicide following an autopsy and toxicology test, Baltimore police said.
Baltimore Looks To Redraw Lines Of Police Districts, Solicits Public FeedbackMayor Brandon Scott said the department's nine districts have not undergone significant boundary changes since 1959.
Fallen Heroes Day: Remembering The Baltimore-Area First Responders Who Made The Ultimate SacrificeFriday marks Fallen Heroes Day in Maryland. Every year, the occasion is marked by a ceremony that honors first responders who gave their lives in the line of duty. This year, we will remember an unprecedented 15 fallen heroes, seven of whom died as a result of COVID-19.
Carjacking Suspect Struck Baltimore Detective & Tried To Disguise Himself With Restaurant Apron: Court DocumentsA 23-year-old Reisterstown man suspected of carjacking a Baltimore detective this week attacked the detective before commandeering his unmarked vehicle, according to charging documents obtained Thursday by WJZ.
Bleeding Baltimore: Mapping The City's Violent Crime & Searching For SolutionsAt least 113 people have been killed in Baltimore since the start of 2022, and the city is again on pace for more than 300 homicides. As violence continues to afflict the city, residents and officials share what they believe needs to be done.
Detectives Following 'Some Promising Leads' In Killing Of Fells Point Bouncer, Harrison SaysMarco Nunez, 30, was was found with multiple gunshot wounds outside Riptide Bar in the 1700 block of Thames Street around 1 a.m. on Monday, April 25.
Baltimore City Dedicates Street To Slain Police Officer Keona HolleyCity officials on Friday evening will dedicate a street to slain Baltimore Police Officer Keona Holley, who was fatally shot last year in the line of duty.
Baltimore Receives $7.9M To Fund Violence Prevention Programs, Implement Parts Of Consent DecreeBaltimore City has received $7.9 million in federal dollars for public safety programs, including $5.3 million to help the Baltimore Police Department implement elements of the consent decree, local elected leaders said.
Mayor Scott, Commissioner Harrison React To GTTF Mini-Series 'We Own This City'“The old ways, the wrong ways, which allowed for misconduct and unconstitutional policing to grow and fester within the department, are not and will not be a part of the department moving forward," Police Commissioner Michael Harrison said.
Ex-Baltimore Police Fiscal Chief Speaks Out: 'I Want To Tell My Side Of The Story'Dana Hayes, Jr., the former chief of fiscal services for the Baltimore Police Department, is working to clear his name after Commissioner Michael Harrison fired him just days after he was hired.
Baltimore Commissioner Supports Hiring Investigation After Person Of Interest In Murder Briefly Takes Top Financial JobIn a departmentwide message, Baltimore Police Commissioner Michael Harrison pledged a review of the agency's hiring practices after firing a recently hired administrator who is a "person of interest" in a homicide and is listed on the city's gun offender registry.
Baltimore Police Fire Newly Hired Administrator Because He Is A 'Person Of Interest' In A Homicide, Harrison SaysBaltimore police fired the department's recently hired chief of fiscal services because he is a "person of interest" in a homicide, Police Chief Michael Harrison confirmed Wednesday.