Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake is criticizing an officer after surveillance video surfaced showing him repeatedly punching a man.
Baltimore police have opened an internal investigation after surveillance video showed an officer repeatedly punching a man as another officer holds his right arm.
Requiring police officers to wear body cameras is one potential solution to bridging deep mistrust between law enforcement and the public, the White House said, weighing in on a national debate sparked by the shooting of an unarmed black man last month in Ferguson, Missouri.
Attorneys representing a Baltimore Police officer charged with animal cruelty in the death of a dog in June have asked a judge to dismiss the charges.
The day after Mia Henderson’s body was found in a Baltimore alley, Police Commissioner Anthony Batts invited members of the city’s LGBT community to a meeting. “We are listening. We are paying attention,” he told them. “We are responding, and we are taking this very seriously.”
Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony Batts was on his way to a peace walk when he helped catch an alleged gunman after a shooting.
It has been a scene of violence and turmoil in Ferguson, Missouri these past few weeks, as witness and police accounts of what happened the night an unarmed 18-year-old died at the hands of a police officer continue to differ.
An independent investigation into the death of a Baltimore man who died while in police custody last year cleared the officers involved of use of excessive force, but revealed many errors by the police department.
Baltimore police say a “very violent” attempted murder suspect died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound while in police custody.
Baltimore city police are looking for a gunman who shot three men in the 2700 block of West Coldspring Lane.