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Police Introduce New Training and IAD Heads

January 30, 2012
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Police Introduce New Training and IAD Heads

Baltimore Police Commissioner Frederick H. Bealefeld III introduced three key staff members Friday morning during a one-hour round table discussion with reporters. Major Margaret Barialaro will be leading the department’s efforts to become accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Law Enforcement Agencies, known as CALEA. Grayling Williams, a 22-year veteran of the Drug...
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BPD Officer Charged in Heroin Ring

July 19, 2011
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A Baltimore City Police officer was arrested on federal heroin trafficking charges today, and a seven-count indictment was unsealed in Federal District Court. Daniel G. Redd, 41, was arrested at the Northwest Police District by fellow city officers. According to a press release from U.S. Attorney Rod Rosenstein’s office, four other people were also...
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Federal Judge Rules City, BPD to Remain as Defendants in Tshamba Lawsuit

July 19, 2011
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In what A. Dwight Pettit, the lawyer for the family of a U.S. Marine veteran shot dead last year by off-duty Baltimore Police Officer Gahiji Tshamba, calls “a very significant victory,” a federal judge yesterday ruled that Baltimore City, the Baltimore Police Department (BPD), and city and police officials will remain as defendants in...
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Guilty Plea for Theft and Lying in DEA Cop Case

April 14, 2010
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Veteran Baltimore Police Department detective Mark Lunsford pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Baltimore yesterday, admitting that he stole funds intended for paying informants, stole a diamond watch and other items from suspects in his investigations, and lied in sworn documents. Lunsford was assigned to a U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration task force. Under...
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Congressman Requests Baltimore Police Review Election Night Arrests in Charles Village

November 19, 2008
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The Charles Village election night incident that led to the arrests of 15 people has prompted a request from U.S. Representative Elijah Cummings that Baltimore Police Commissioner Frederick Bealefield III review the matter (see below). Mayor Sheila Dixon’s office, calling the incident “disgraceful,” has indicated that the Baltimore Police Department of Internal Affairs is...
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