| Apr 10, 2013
| 5:04 PM
A car hurtled off the highway, fatally struck a pedestrian and overturned in front of City Hall and scores of downtown witnesses. A day later, police said the driver had walked free without charges.
Despite anger and outrage from those who knew Matt...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 5:37 PM
The Baltimore Police Department is asking the city for $285,000 to hire a Massachusetts-based consultant — the highest of five bidders — to recommend how the department should be run.
But a city councilman is questioning the need for a...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 4:21 PM
Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony Batts said Thursday that he is planning to change the way police get eyewitnesses to pick out suspects, citing research that shows current techniques can lead to cases of mistaken identity.
Batts said he wants...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 2:44 PM
Though they aren't trumpeting it, the Baltimore Police Department's homicide unit has made several recent arrests in killings dating back to last year.
Police spokespeople said they did not know the motives behind the crimes.
The arrests are a...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 9:02 AM
City detectives are investigating two overnight shootings that left one man dead in Oliver and another man wounded in Upton, the Baltimore Police Department said.
About 11:46 p.m. Thursday, officers were dispatched to the intersection of Pennsylvania...
| Mar 31, 2013
| 5:00 AM
On Sunday, a Sun editorial unfairly criticized the Baltimore Police Department for losing its focus on targeting the city's most violent criminals. I can assure residents that since I was appointed commissioner some 180 days ago, the senior leadership...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 12:56 PM
For the third time in less than two months, the Baltimore Police Department is looking for a new director of training - but they say the current search was always part of their plan.
After a shooting at an unauthorized training drill in February that...
| Apr 6, 2013
| 1:34 PM
The Baltimore Police Department's internal affairs chief is leaving the agency, a little more than a year after being brought on to reassure the public that a scandal-weary agency would get tougher policing itself, a spokesman confirmed.
| Mar 21, 2013
| 5:15 PM
Jim Mingle and Mike Boyd, detectives for the Baltimore Police Department, usually work in ties and jackets, but as daylight wanes on this day, they are standing on a West Baltimore street corner in their uniform blues.
"Still fits," Mingle says, patting...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 9:49 AM
The Baltimore Police Department has already gone over its overtime budget for the fiscal year, which ends in June, but Police Commissioner Anthony Batts says he will rein in the agency's spending.
"We will be in budget at the end of the fiscal year....
| Mar 9, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Rounding up the usual suspects and putting officers on foot patrol for a few weeks are desperate moves by the Baltimore Police Department to temporarily shut down gun homicides before the nice weather arrives and street crime picks up with a vengeance ("6...