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"No Respect:" A spate of murders prompts Commissioner Davis to decry criminals' character

"No Respect:" A spate of murders prompts Commissioner Davis to decry criminals' character

After a relatively quiet two weeks in which only 10 Baltimoreans had been murdered, five more homicides happened overnight Monday, including a double-murder in which four people were shot. 

The violence prompted a raft of rumors that Baltimore Police Commissioner Kevin Davis would be fired on Tuesday; the commish called a hasty press conference after noon to decry the violence. 

Davis announced that for at least the next several days, police officers and detectives would be taking mandatory 12-hour shifts. He also complained that violent criminals do not fear police or prosecutors. 

"Quite frankly they don't even fear a damn guilty verdict,"...

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