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By David Keene
Allowing states to innovate could reduce dependency on bureaucracy
Topic - Anthony Batts
Court papers show Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony Batts got directly involved in an arrest, punching a suspect in the face and holding a gun to his head while trying to disarm the man.
When a man struggling with three Baltimore police detectives drew a loaded gun from his waistband, the city's police commissioner entered the fray, put his own gun to the suspect's head, punched him and caused him to release his weapon, according to an account in court records.
Following a particularly violent week that saw eight people shot in 24 hours, Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony Batts says he is working with local and state law enforcers to increase safety measures over Memorial Day weekend.
Police commissioner Anthony Batts says the department is reviewing its policy on responding to calls at hospitals in the wake of a teen patient's death days after he was stunned during a struggle with officers.
Police say a suspect in the shooting that critically injured an off-duty Baltimore police officer has surrendered.
Police officials in Baltimore say they are investigating after a detective says he's being targeted for serving as a witness in a case against other officers.
"This city is not the wild, wild West," said Oakland Police Chief Anthony Batts. "This city will not tolerate this sort of activity."