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Baltimore Police leader named to police reform work group

Baltimore Police Commissioner  Michael Harrison speaks in 2019 about his department's efforts to fight violent crime. (The Daily Record / Adam Bednar)

The police commissioner in Maryland’s largest city has been appointed to a police reform work group created by an organization of U.S. mayors. Baltimore Police Commissioner Michael Harrison will be one of three law enforcement leaders on the U.S. Conference ...

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Baltimore police identify suspect in shooting of officer

Baltimore Police Commissioner Michael Harrison discusses his plan for crime reduction at the Greater Baltimore Committee on Wednesday. (Submitted photo)

Police in Baltimore on Wednesday identified a man believed to have shot an officer a day earlier after evading a traffic stop. An arrest warrant has been issued for Baltimore resident Antonio Oliver Janifer, who authorities said should be considered ...

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Harrison seeks to reassure business leaders of progress in reducing crime

Baltimore Police Commissioner Michael Harrison discusses his plan for crime reduction at the Greater Baltimore Committee on Wednesday. (Submitted photo)

Baltimore Police Commissioner Michael Harrison Wednesday sought to reassure business leaders that police are making inroads into reducing the violent crime that has wracked the city for the past five years. During an appearance at a Greater Baltimore Committee-sponsored event, ...

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Editorial Advisory Board: Saying Baltimore is safe does not make it so

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Years ago, Rolling Stone magazine ran the iconic ad campaign “Perception vs. Reality.” The magazine suffered a severe identity crisis: Was its audience dope-smoking hippies or affluent professionals? Baltimore suffers from a perception that it is a dangerous city. Police ...

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Editorial Advisory Board: Tips from London for Baltimore’s new police commissioner

Commissioner Michael Harrison addresses a Greater Baltimore Committee meeting in February, when he was acting commissioner. (Heather Cobun)

It would seem the newly confirmed Baltimore City police commissioner, Michael Harrison, is well on his way to capturing the heart of the City Council, which unanimously approved him to serve as the city’s next police commissioner. We sincerely hope ...

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