Jessica Anderson, The Baltimore Sun

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The Baltimore Sun

Baltimore, MD, United States

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Recent articles by Jessica:

Baltimore Police: 6 officers, 2 employees test positive for coronavirus, Southwest District temporarily closed

All officers assigned to the Baltimore Police Department’s Southwest District were ordered to self-quarantine after an officer tested positive for COVID-19, department officials said late Saturday. → Read More

Baltimore Police report nearly 15% decline in arrests from 2017 to 2019

The Baltimore Police Department reported 29,042 arrests in 2017, 25,563 in 2018 and 24,826 in 2019. → Read More

Baltimore County Police officer discusses recovery after apparent friendly fire shooting; officials mum on details

A Baltimore County Police officer is still recovering after an apparent friendly fire shooting last month that left one man dead and a second officer injured, an incident that city and county officials have refused to provide additional details about nearly three weeks later. → Read More

Man shot in the head in Pigtown Saturday morning

Police said the shooting occurred at about 10:45 a.m. in the 1100 block of South Carey Street. → Read More

Two police officers working with U.S. Marshals shot in Northeast Baltimore; suspect killed

Two police officers assigned to federal task forces, one from Baltimore City and one from Baltimore County, were shot in Northeast Baltimore on Wednesday, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogans office confirmed. → Read More

Alleged Royal Farms Arena gunman had earlier shooting conviction overturned

Police have an arrest warrant for Calvin Matthews Stevens, Commissioner Michael Harrison and Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young announced at a news conference Friday. → Read More

Baltimore Police officer under internal investigation for incident involving Outward Bound program youth

A Baltimore Police officer is being investigated for an incident involving middle school students Thursday during a program organized by the local Outward Bound, a non-profit educational organization. → Read More

Baltimore boxer Gervonta Davis charged after allegedly ‘battering’ mother of his child in Miami, police say

Davis, 25, was “battering his former girlfriend” whom he also shares a child with, during the game Saturday, according to the Coral Gables Police Department. → Read More

Officer injured, apparently trying to break up a fight among youths in Northeast Baltimore

Two teens were arrested Thursday afternoon after police said an officer was struck while trying to break up a fight involving a group of young people in Northeast Baltimore. → Read More

Federal Consent Decree Report: Baltimore Police Continue to Struggle Hiring and Retaining Officers

The Baltimore Police Department’s shortage of officers continues to slow internal affairs investigations, contributes to low morale and is delaying many of the reforms required under a federal consent decree reached nearly three years ago. → Read More

Video Shows Baltimore Police Sergeant Kicked by Onlookers While Making Arrest

City officials condemned a viral video that captured a Baltimore police sergeant being kicked by onlookers as he struggled to restrain a male on the ground Friday night. → Read More

‘Sad and frustrating’: Two women killed over weekend are mourned as Baltimore reaches its worst homicide rate

With eight days remaining this year, Baltimore’s unrelenting pace of killings and rapid population decline has set a new record for killings per capita. → Read More

Worried about arson, residents of Baltimore’s Carrollton Ridge neighborhood get visit from mayor, other officials

Baltimore Mayor Bernard C. "Jack" Young and other city officials tour the Carrollton Ridge neighborhood, which has been hit by a string of fires recently. → Read More

Latest indictments of Maryland jail guards feed long-raging debate around need for corrections reforms

The indictments of 25 Maryland jail guards have been met, by state leaders and advocates, with approval of the uprooting of the alleged corruption, outrage over its existence in the first place -- and questions about how to prevent it going forward. → Read More

Mosby flags 305 Baltimore police officers for possible credibility issues during state policing hearing

Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby told a state policing commission that she has concerns about the integrity of more than 300 police officers and may not be able to put them on the witness stand, → Read More

City reaches tentative $75,000 deal with attorney who briefly was named a deputy Baltimore police commissioner

An attorney who was hired to be a Baltimore Police deputy commissioner - only to have the job offer pulled after her allegations against State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby became public - has agreed to a tentative $75,000 settlement with the city. → Read More

Woman fatally struck by a car while walking in North Baltimore crosswalk

A 75-year-old woman was struck and killed by a car while crossing Roland Avenue in North Baltimore Thursday night, Baltimore police said. → Read More

Baltimore Police investigating the stabbing of 14-year-old boy at Inner Harbor Monday evening

A 14-year-old boy was stabbed at the Inner Harbor Monday evening, Baltimore Police said. → Read More

Teenage student shot outside his Northeast Baltimore school campus Monday afternoon

A 19-year-old student was shot in the leg outside his school campus in Northeast Baltimore Monday, a Baltimore Police spokeswoman said. → Read More

Report: Proportion of Maryland black prison population is more than double the national average of 32%

More than 70% of Maryland’s prison population was black in 2018, compared with 31% of the state population, according to a report. → Read More