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By Justin Fenton, The Baltimore Sun | March 18, 2013
Alexander Moulton completed a four-year apprenticeship program last year to become a painter at the Coast Guard shipyard in Curtis Bay, following in the footsteps of his father, who said his son worked seven days a week to provide for two children. On Sunday night, the 29-year-old ate dinner with his parents and then headed off to a friend's house in Central Park Heights, where he was fatally shot inside a vehicle. His death was one of five being investigated by city homicide detectives over a 30-hour period in Baltimore.
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By Justin George, The Baltimore Sun | March 24, 2014
One of the highest ranking members of Baltimore police, who has served in supervisory positions for more than half his career, has announced his retirement. Deputy Commissioner John P. Skinner, the commander of the Intelligence and Investigations Bureau, plans to leave the agency. He has served as a second-in-command under both current police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts and former commissioner Frederick H. Bealefeld III. "After many years of distinguished service, Deputy Commissioner John Skinner has announced his intent to retire," Baltimore police spokesman Lt. Eric Kowalczyk said, adding that no exact date had been determined.
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By Justin George, The Baltimore Sun | March 24, 2014
One of the highest ranking members of Baltimore police, who has served in supervisory positions for more than half his career, has announced his retirement. Deputy Commissioner John P. Skinner, the commander of the Intelligence and Investigations Bureau, plans to leave the agency. He has served as a second-in-command under both current police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts and former commissioner Frederick H. Bealefeld III. "After many years of distinguished service, Deputy Commissioner John Skinner has announced his intent to retire," Baltimore police spokesman Lt. Eric Kowalczyk said, adding that no exact date had been determined.
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By Justin Fenton, The Baltimore Sun | March 18, 2013
Alexander Moulton completed a four-year apprenticeship program last year to become a painter at the Coast Guard shipyard in Curtis Bay, following in the footsteps of his father, who said his son worked seven days a week to provide for two children. On Sunday night, the 29-year-old ate dinner with his parents and then headed off to a friend's house in Central Park Heights, where he was fatally shot inside a vehicle. His death was one of five being investigated by city homicide detectives over a 30-hour period in Baltimore.
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August 6, 2003
On July 31, 2003, MARGARETFREIDENWALD, 86, of Irving, TX; born November 27, 1916, in Pine Bluff, AR, formerly of the U.S. Government Army Corps of Engineers. She is survived by three sons, John Skinner of Tool, TX, Jerry Skinner of Pella, IA and Bob Friedenwald of Vancover, WA; a brother, Jack Kleinpeter of Richmond, WA and nine grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Memorial service Tuesday, August 12, 10 A.M. at the chapel at the Tomlinson Funeral Home, Seven Points, TX. Officiating by Rev. John Cullen.
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By Del Quentin Wilber and Del Quentin Wilber,SUN STAFF | July 12, 2003
Baltimore Police Maj. J. Charles Gutberlet III, commander of the city's Central District, was named chief of the agency's patrol division yesterday -- one of several moves made by Commissioner Kevin P. Clark. Gutberlet, a veteran commander, will be replaced by Maj. John Skinner, commander of the intelligence unit. Lt. David Engel will take over for Skinner. In addition, police officials said they stripped Maj. John E. Long, commander of the Southeastern District, of his police powers yesterday and placed him on administrative duties.
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March 27, 2008
On March 22, 2008, DR. DANIEL T. SKINNER, retired Professor of Romance Languages, Morgan State College; beloved husband of the late Vyna Skinner; also survived by two sons, David and John Skinner, two sisters, four grandchildren, other loving relatives and friends. Viewing at THE JOSEPH L. RUSS FUNERAL HOME, P.A., 2222-26 W. North Avenue, on Friday from 3 to 8 P.M., with the family greeting friends from 6 to 8 P.M. Wake on Saturday at the New All Saints Catholic Church, 4408 Liberty Heights Avenue, from 10 to 11 A.M. when funeral mass will begin.
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By Ian Duncan, The Baltimore Sun | April 13, 2013
A 29-year-old woman was shot in Baltimore's Penrose/Fayette Street Outreach neighborhood at 1 a.m., police said. The woman, who has not been identified, was standing in the 2100 block of Vine St. and told officers that she had head gunfire and then realized she had been shot, according to police. She was taken by a medic to a local hospital. The shooting capped an unusually torrid and violent week that left eight people wounded by gunfire overnight on Wednesday. Friday saw a woman, who police have yet to identifiy, killed by gunshots and two other people wounded.
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By Justin George, The Baltimore Sun | May 28, 2013
A man on a bicycle exchanged gunfire with Baltimore police Tuesday afternoon before barricading himself in a home and surrendering. No one was injured. Police said the exchange occurred about 1 p.m. in the 2500 block of Robb Street, an area that police had saturated with patrol officers because of recurring violence. Officers saw a man on a bike they believed was involved in "some criminal activity" and tried to stop him when he pulled out a gun, Deputy Commissioner John Skinner said.
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By Eduardo A. Encina, The Baltimore Sun | November 22, 2013
While a top Major League Baseball security official said Friday that fans should expect beefed-up security next year, including possibly walk-through metal detectors, a MLB spokesman said no decisions for 2014 have been made.   Speaking on a sports symposium panel at Harvard titled “Preparing for the Worst: Crisis Management,” MLB security director John Skinner suggested that while some aspects of screening will be left up to the teams, the commissioner's office plans to recommend walk-through metal detectors next season, according to an Associated Press report.
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By John Fritze | October 13, 2007
The Baltimore Police Department formalized a key command appointments yesterday, a week after Mayor Sheila Dixon named Frederick H. Bealefeld III the city's new commissioner. Anthony E. Barksdale, the acting deputy commissioner of operations, will be placed permanently in that position. Deborah A. Owens, the acting deputy commissioner of the department's administrative bureau, was also placed in her position permanently. "When he was asked to take over as acting commissioner, [Bealefeld]
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By Del Quentin Wilber and Del Quentin Wilber,SUN STAFF | June 25, 2003
Baltimore police have begun patrolling the Inner Harbor and other local waterways in a new 27-foot powerboat and will soon be using high-tech surveillance cameras to keep watch on critical areas -- thanks to $1.3 million in federal grants, officials said yesterday. The new tools will help head off potential terrorists and prevent other crimes, police officials said. "This will help guard our critical infrastructure," said Kristen Mahoney, director of grants and government relations for city police.
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