A disgraced Baltimore police detective who led a double life as a drug gang collaborator has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for his role on an out-of-control unit of city officers who resold looted narcotics, conducted brazen robberies, and falsified evidence.
The veteran police leader from New Orleans chosen to reform Baltimore’s troubled force while reducing one of the country’s highest violent crime rates was on the job Monday in what could be the toughest job in American policing.
Baltimore’s spending board has voted to approve a $275,000 annual salary for the city’s police commissioner nominee.
A Maryland delegate has submitted legislation that would turn over full control of the Baltimore Police Department to its home city, despite roadblocks.
U.S. District Judge James Bredar said he believes the Baltimore Police Department has been greatly harmed by “pockets of corruption” and encouraging whistleblowers while breaking a code of silence will be critical in transforming the force.
Baltimore police are reviewing the response to a shooting where the victim died after an officer responding to gunfire reports went to the wrong location.
A day after her first choice withdrew his candidacy, Baltimore’s mayor on Tuesday picked New Orleans Police Superintendent Michael Harrison as her nominee to lead the city’s troubled force.
A crack in a sewage vent pipe has temporarily closed a Baltimore police station.
With Maryland’s biggest city already under court oversight to address longstanding patterns of unconstitutional policing, a state commission is now exploring the question on everyone’s mind: How deep might the rot actually go?
Baltimore Police say Jacquelyn Smith, 52, of Harford County gave money out of her car window to what looked like a needy young mother was then stabbed to death by a man who tried to steal her wallet.
Darryl De Sousa faces up to one year in prison and a $25,000 fine for each of the three counts.
A newly unsealed affidavit says a Baltimore police officer who resigned in June was being investigated by the FBI over drug trafficking allegations.
Baltimore’s police union has announced that members have accepted a new labor agreement with the city that will increase civilian oversight of the troubled police department.
The Baltimore Sun reports city solicitor Andre Davis sent Civilian Review Board attorney Robin Cockey a letter asserting he’s the only one who can represent the city government in legal business.
Less than three weeks after he was cleared of assault charges, a Baltimore police officer is accused of destroying police property after being told he had to work Halloween night.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.