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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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Baltimore Police leader named to police reform work group

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

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 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

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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