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A conversation with Police Commissioner Kevin Davis

A conversation with Police Commissioner Kevin Davis

On the one-year anniversary of Freddie Gray's death, Police Commissioner Kevin Davis sat in his southeast corner office at Baltimore Police Department headquarters and reflected on the journey that the department has been on for the last year.

He said his mission, after taking the reins from Commissioner Anthony Batts who was fired by the mayor in July, was to "transition from a warrior mentality to a guardian mentality" and to strategically fight crime by going after repeat offenders.

He has also scrapped some of his predecessor's major initiatives. Back in the day, Baltimore police worked eight-hour shifts, and three shifts made up a 24-hour cycle....

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