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Cop Shortage Called Into Question Amid Excessive Overtime Spending

July 18, 2018

A Baltimore city councilman is calling into question the narrative that overtime is driven by a shortage of patrol officers after obtaining detailed documents on staffing

Baltimore Mayor Challenges Police Union to ‘Give Respect’

March 13, 2018

In a wide ranging ‘state of the city’ address Mayor Catherine Pugh touted holistic approaches to violence reduction and demands the FOP allow civilian control of internal disciplinary boards

Pugh Blames Press for Baltimore’s ‘Perception Problem’

February 9, 2018

At an event at the Parkway Theater, Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh defended her administration and attacked the media

Baltimore Legislators Call for a Statewide $15 Minimum Wage

February 5, 2018

The year after Mayor Catherine Pugh vetoed a $15 minimum wage for Baltimore, she joins members of the Baltimore City Council to call on the state to pass similar legislation

Can a New Baltimore Police Commissioner Fix a Corrupt Department?

January 21, 2018

The firing of Chief Kevin Davis and the appointment of Darryl DeSousa to replace him raises questions about the ability of an agency under a federal consent decree to right itself

Mayor Announces New Baltimore City Community Grants Program

January 19, 2018

Catherine Pugh teams up with Weinberg Foundation to give small grants to community organizations.

Mayor Announces New Baltimore City Community Grants Program

January 19, 2018

Catherine Pugh teams up with Weinberg Foundation to give small grants to community organizations.

Baltimore Mayor Fires Police Commissioner Kevin Davis

January 19, 2018

Mayor Catherine Pugh announced that Davis had been replaced Friday morning, following months of scandal and speculation

How Will the Mayor’s ‘Safe Art Space’ Task Force Affect Baltimore’s Black Artists?

January 15, 2018

Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh’s task force, formed last December, hopes to revive an old Black arts and entertainment district

Baltimore Moves Forward on Police Reform Despite Trump Pushback

April 21, 2017

The city announced openings for a civilian oversight board as the commissioner reaffirmed his pledge to reduce the department’s plain clothes deployment by Taya Graham and Stephen Janis