Judge Overseeing Consent Decree Praises BPD's Stable Leadership Despite Frustrations Over Lack Of ResultsA federal judge said he's frustrated with the lack of progress he's seeing three-and-a-half years into a federal consent decree mandating an array of improvements and reforms within the Baltimore Police Department.
Dice Games Linked To Deadly Shootings In Baltimore, Police Commissioner SaysDisputes stemming from dice games led to several violent crimes in Baltimore last week, police commissioner Michael Harrison said.
Concerns Raised About Baltimore Police Budget Cuts As City Deals With Persistent Violent CrimeWhile protesters nationwide have demanded cuts to large police budgets, Baltimore is one of the few cities taking action.
Antonio Janifer Identified As Suspect Who Allegedly Shot Baltimore Police Officer In Federal HillPolice have identified the suspect who allegedly shot a Baltimore police officer in Federal Hill Tuesday night as 28-year-old Antonio Oliver Janifer.
Baltimore Police Say They've Made 20 Homicide Arrests So Far This YearThere have been 44 homicides so far this year in Baltimore and with crime numbers up from 2019, Baltimore officials are feeling the pressure to address the violence.
Council President Scott: BPD Recruitment Effort Showing 'Optimistic Signs'A digital recruitment campaign the Baltimore Police Department launched in July to address its significant shortage of officers is showing some positive early signs, city council president Brandon Scott said Thursday.
'Unprecedented': Baltimore Police Union Plans To Release Its Own Safety PlanA month and a half after Baltimore Police Commissioner Michael Harrison unveiled his plan to combat crime in the city, the police officers' union announced it would also be coming out with its own safety plan.
Baltimore Police Commissioner Has ‘No Plans’ To Bring Back Surveillance PlaneBaltimore’s police commissioner will not support flying a surveillance plane over the city again.
BPD Crime Reduction Plan Unveiled, Highlighting Community Partnerships, Targeted PatrolsBaltimore Police Commissioner Michael Harrison Thursday unveiled the department's new five-year crime reduction and departmental transformation plan.
BPD Launches Digital Recruitment Campaign In Effort To Attract 'New Generation' Of Officers, Lower CrimeThe department said the campaign is designed to attract a more diverse group of officers from within the city in addition to increased recruiting for its updated cadet program.
Baltimore Police Announce 64 Arrests In 3-Day Operation With FBI, Homeland SecurityBaltimore police announced the arrest of 64 people Thursday morning -- including two arrests in a double murder this week.