Earlier this week, I officially made a change in the leadership of the Baltimore Police Department. It was a difficult decision, but one that I thought was best for our city.
Mayor Rawlings-Blake and Commissioner Batts announce the new police schedule. A new deployment plan will put more officers on the streets and increase community engagement.
"I am deeply saddened by the shootings of two police officers in New York City and troubled to learn of the suspect's connection to another crime so close to...
"I applaud President Obama for taking concrete steps that will further efforts already underway in Baltimore to bring more accountability and transparency to policing..."
On May 12, 2014, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and Police Commissioner Anthony Batts hosted a Public Safety Forum in the Baltimore Police Department's Southwestern District.