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City of Baltimore

Until further notice, every Friday, the Sheriff’s Office of Baltimore City will redeploy deputies from civil enforcement and direct them to conduct high-visibility community oriented patrol. Major Sabrina Tapp-Harper spoke with WEAA's Julius White about the new initiative.


In a stunning, unexpected announcement Wednesday, T.J. Smith, widely known as the spokesman for the Baltimore Police Department announced his departure from the agency. 

Julius White

Baltimore Interim Police Commissioner Gary Tuggle is withdrawing his application for the permanent police commissioner job.  City Solicitor Andre Davis said today Tuggle voluntarily pulled his application.  Davis said the job will be filled before Halloween and called it the "most difficult police job in the country." 

Morgan State University’s Magnificent Marching Machine, has been selected to perform in the 2019 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade®, representing the state of Maryland. 

A Baltimore City police officer is unemployed, finds himself on other side of his badge after being found intoxicated while on duty. Supervisors were called to the 700 block of Washington Boulevard around 1:40 p.m. Tuesday to check on the well-being of an officer.