Five Baltimore Police officers have been placed on administrative leave after making an arrest that involved hitting a man with a baton and using a stun gun.
Court papers show Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony Batts got directly involved in an arrest, punching a suspect in the face and holding a gun to his head while trying to disarm the man.
Baltimore Police is reviewing its policy on responding to calls at hospitals in the wake of a teen patient’s death days after he was stunned during a struggle with officers.
Police are continuing to search for the man accused of shooting a Baltimore City police officer.
The American Civil Liberties Union is questioning the use of stop-and-frisk tactics by Baltimore police after obtaining records that show only nine guns were recovered last year.