Tag: baltimore police

BPD announces Independent Review Board to look into Suiter case

Baltimore Police Commissioner Darryl De Sousa (center) introduces members of the Independent Review Board investigating the death of Det. Sean Suiter. Photo by Brandon Weigel.

A group of seven former law enforcement officers, criminal justice analysts and a lawyer will review the police’s investigation of the death of Det. Sean Suiter, Baltimore Police Commissioner Darryl De Sousa announced today.

City’s Top Lawyer: Police Union Prez is ‘Flatly Wrong’ on Punitive Damages

City Solicitor Andre Davis (left) and FOP president Gene Ryan. Images via Mayor’s Office and Fox News.

City Solicitor Andre Davis says a letter issued Tuesday by Baltimore Police union president Gene Ryan that accused him of now making officers pay all punitive damages in job-related lawsuits from their own pockets was both “flatly wrong” and “deeply misleading.”

Officer Fatally Shoots Suspect in 2nd City Police-Involved Shooting in 8 Days

Photo via Wikimedia Commons

A Sunday night traffic stop in Northwest Baltimore ended in a fatal police-involved shooting after authorities said a suspect fired a gun at an officer.

Baltimore Cop Accused of Planting Drugs in Soup Can Charged with Evidence Tampering, Misconduct

Still via footage from the Office of the Public Defender

Prosecutors have charged a city cop with evidence tampering and misconduct in office in the notorious case in which he recorded himself placing drugs into an empty soup can in a Southwest Baltimore alley before arresting a suspect last January.

Watch: Footage Shows Dramatic Shootout Between Officers, Robbers at 7-Eleven Downtown


Warning: May be graphic to some.

Two brazen suspects robbed a 7-Eleven downtown last night, shot at (and missed) police officers at the scene and then managed to escape. CitiWatch camera operators captured the entire thing.

Police: Old Goucher Corner Store Sold Illicit Viagra and Cialis

The store raided for suspected heroin and morphine in Old Goucher on Dec. 5. Photo via Lowell Larsson/Google Maps.

Days after city prosecutors dropped narcotics charges against two Old Goucher corner store employees found with 29 pounds of powders and other paraphernalia, police say they now suspect another kind of illegal drug operation was afoot.

BPD: Surveillance Video Shows Two Suspects in Murder of Tattoo Museum Employee

Still via YouTube/Baltimore Police Department

City police say two men are responsible for the death of Foghound bassist and Baltimore Tattoo Museum piercer James Forrester, and both are shown walking near his murder scene in surveillance footage.