Jul 09, 2015

Baltimore Mayor Fires Police Commissioner Amid Spike in Crime | PJ Tatler

The Baltimore mayor fired embattled Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts on Wednesday, citing an 'utmost urgency' to stop a recent surge in violence in the troubled city.'We cannot grow Baltimore without making our city a safer place to live,' Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said at a press conference at City Hall. 'We need a change. This was not an easy decision, but it is one that is in the best...

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