Visual storyteller Christopher T. Assaf lives in Salisbury, Md., on the Delmarva Eastern Shore. He works throughout Washington, D.C. and Baltimore; Delaware, Virginia, and the Delmarva Peninsula; as well as Philadelphia and parts of Pennsylvania. He is an experienced photojournalist, photography--sports, portrait, lifestyle, magazine, corporate, pet, commercial & wedding. He is an award-winning video editor and cinematographer.
Darian Edwards makes a grab for Det. Jim Mingle's hat while he and Det. Thomas Stoner walk the beat at Poe Homes public housing on West Lexington Street in Baltimore. As crime mounts in the city, Mayor Sheila Dixon ordered detectives and other non-uniformed officers to start walking foot patrols.
A group of local children had gathered around the two detectives as they investigated reports of fireworks in the area.