Baltimore Police To Move 70 Specialized Units Members To Patrol, No Officer Layoffs Expected After $22M In CutsBaltimore Police Commissioner Michael Harrison spoke exclusively to WJZ Investigator Mike Hellgren Wednesday about the movement to defund police, reforms in the department and his own future.
'More Than Just Words' | Maryland's New Police Reform Workgroup Holds First MeetingMaryland lawmakers say they’re focused on police reform ahead of next year’s legislative session.
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.
Baltimore Police Confirm President Trump’s Claim That 68% Of All Murders In City Went Without Arrests In 2019President Donald Trump called out Baltimore again in a speech Tuesday to the nation on police reform -- pointing out that no arrests were made in a majority of murder cases in the city last year.
Maryland Delegates Ask Gov. Larry Hogan Ban Police Use Of ChokeholdsMaryland's House Speaker Adrienne A. Jones and the Democratic delegation sent a letter to Gov. Larry Hogan asking him to ban police use of chokeholds and implement various measures of police reform.
Baltimore County Police To Release Officer Complaint Data, Including Use Of Force, Traffic Stops By RaceBaltimore County officials said Friday that they will begin to release data about officer complaints broken down by race as calls to defund the police rise following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis.
Baltimore Police Commissioner Michael Harrison Appointed To Police Reform Work GroupBaltimore Police Commissioner Michael Harrison will be one of three law enforcement leaders on the U.S. Conference of Mayors' Police Reform and Racial Justice Working Group, the organization announced this week.
NAACP To Host Baltimore Town Hall On Police ReformThe NAACP will be co-hosting a town hall in Baltimore as a partner organization of the Civil Rights Coalition for Police Reform.
2 Dozen Teams Apply To Monitor Baltimore Police ReformsTwenty-six teams have applied to be an independent monitor over police reforms in Baltimore.
Sister: Weakened 'Sandra Bland Act' In Texas 'Gut-Wrenching'The sister of Sandra Bland, a black woman found dead in a Texas jail following a confrontational traffic stop with a white state trooper, says it is "gut-wrenching" that lawmakers stripped police reforms from a bill named after her sibling and are now pushing a weakened compromise that "painfully misses the mark."
Montgomery Co. Police: New Body Cameras Defuse SituationsMontgomery County police say wearing body cameras has been beneficial despite some challenges.
Multiple Organizations Rally For Police Reform In AnnapolisMaryland activists for civil rights and police reform urged a panel of lawmakers Thursday to take stronger action to increase police accountability, and they criticized lawmakers for not going far enough this year.
Reforming Baltimore Police Will Be Time-Consuming, CostlyPutting the city back together. Baltimore is continuing to recover.