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Baltimore police detective faces trial on charges he planted BB gun, lied on warrants

The Baltimore Police Department says it is seeing success with its Crisis Response Team since its inception nearly six months ago. (Chelsea Jones/Capital News Service file photo.)

A former Baltimore police sergeant admitted to on-the-job misconduct and crime stretching back decades Tuesday as he testified in federal court against an ex-colleague on trial for conspiracy and falsifying records. This week’s trial against the defendant, Detective Robert Hankard, ...

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Maryland law enforcement officials announce 100 arrests amid continued violence

Federal, state and local law enforcement officials gathered in Baltimore Friday to tout more than 100 arrests made during a recent joint operation targeting violent offenders, but they struggled to explain how the arrests would improve public safety amid the ...

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UB Law launching Center for Criminal Justice Reform with event examining Gun Trace Task Force

The University of Baltimore Center for Criminal Justice Reform's first event will examine a recently released investigation into the disgraced Gun Trace Task Force unit of the Baltimore Police Department.

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Appeals court rules against Baltimore police’s PIA fee waiver denial

The Baltimore Police Department says it is seeing success with its Crisis Response Team since its inception nearly six months ago. (Chelsea Jones/Capital News Service file photo.)

The Baltimore Police Department’s refusal to waive a $245,000 fee for public records related to officers’ use of force was arbitrary and capricious, Maryland’s Court of Special Appeals ruled this week, marking the second time in recent months that the ...

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Baltimore police chief apologizes, city settles Harlem Park lockdown lawsuit

Baltimore’s police commissioner has apologized for the department’s six-day lockdown of the city’s Harlem Park section following a detective’s 2017 shooting death, saying the controversial law enforcement action was grossly improper and damaged the public’s trust, according to attorneys for ...

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