We hear a lot of bad things about Baltimore City and the Baltimore City Police Department. Many will argue that the key to fighting violence and crime is through our communities. HBO recently released a documentary called Baltimore Rising, following both sides of the uprising and the aftermath of Freddie Gray and the police trials. … More Baltimore Police Department’s Community Collaboration Division
Learn about Baltimore City’s SWAT team. … More Baltimore City S.W.A.T.
Baltimore has earned a reputation for crime. Some call it Charm City; others call it Bodymore, Murdaland. Some students were aghast at the level of gang activity here. Having worked in just the womens’ prison, this was no surprise. Detectives Smith and Miller began their presentation on gangs with a gangsta rap video to demonstrate … More Baltimore Gangs
If you haven’t heard (me neither), arm-knitting is all the rage these days! Who needs knitting needles when you’ve got…your arms! I don’t know who comes up with this stuff, but whoever first invented knitting must have been a visual-spatial genius. Arm-knitting is basically the same technique but just using your arm, wrists, and hands. … More Arm-Knit Scarf Class at Michael’s in Timonium
Learn about BPD’s Office of Professional Responsibility and Internal Affairs so you can better navigate and understand the complaint process. … More What Does Baltimore City Police Department’s Office of Professional Responsibility Do?
Learn about filing complaints, what happens next, the Law Enforcement Officers’ Bill of Rights and the legal training officers receive. … More How to file a complaint with the BPD, what happens next, LEOBR, & what legal training do officers have
I am super excited to share my new learning adventure with you! As you may have heard in the news over the past few years, the Baltimore City Police Department as been under fire for reports of police brutality and corruption. We’ve all heard of Freddie Gray, the riots, and the current investigation into an … More Baltimore City Police DepartmentCitizens Academy: Week 1-History, Ethics, & Body Worn Cameras