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Tag Archives: Baltimore Police Department

Week in review: 2/25/11

Police officers face charges Seventeen Baltimore police officers and two brothers who own Majestic Auto Repair Shop were charged Wednesday on allegations of arranging for the company to tow vehicles from accidents even though the company lacked the necessary city contract, ...

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New prosecutor, GBC on the same page

It’s no coincidence that the Greater Baltimore Committee’s best-practices recommendations for the Baltimore City State’s Attorney seemingly dovetail with initiatives already proposed by Gregg Bernstein. Bernstein met with committee members as state’s attorney-elect and occasionally joined them as they met ...

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Police lawyer knew deal was subject to MPIA

Less than a month before The Daily Record’s Maryland Public Information Act request for documents related to the then-confidential Yakov Shapiro settlement was denied, the lawyer representing the Baltimore Police Department in the case explained to the attorney for the ...

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Week in review: December 31, 2010

EPA unveils bay restoration plan The federal Environmental Protection Agency outlined a plan of action Wednesday to restore the Chesapeake Bay, involving Maryland and five other states and the District of Columbia. The plan involves individual agreements for each state and ...

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Editorial: Secrecy is not an option

Who’s telling the truth? The City of Baltimore says Yakov Shapiro demanded secrecy as a condition of settling his wrongful-arrest lawsuit for $200,000. Shapiro’s lawyer says the city insisted on a “gag order,” and provided copies of correspondence that seem ...

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Police chief Bealefeld pushed for details on misconduct settlements

Baltimore City Councilman James B. Kraft has asked Police Commissioner Frederick H. Bealefeld III for a response to a series of recent articles in The Daily Record about the cost of settling lawsuits alleging police misconduct. The Southeast Baltimore Democrat’s ...

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Baltimore Board of Estimates approves 3 settlements

On the same day last week The Daily Record reported the details behind a previously confidential $200,000 mistaken arrest settlement, the Baltimore Board of Estimates approved another $195,000 in settlements related to police incidents. Unlike the long-secret case of Yakov ...

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