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BALTIMORE — An officer looks at a patrol car that a man set on fire behind Baltimore police headquarters. Baltimore police will no longer release the names of officers who kill or injure people, changing a long-standing practice that the department believes put officers at risk. Regionally and across the country, police agencies differ in their disclosure of police-involved shootings; some release the names within hours and others withhold the information altogether. - Full Story