Maddox: Jail population needs to be reduced to prevent spread of coronavirus

Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby took decisive action to reduce the spread of the COVID-19 virus through our jail by declining to prosecute low-level charges, including drug possession and prostitution. The Police Department is also encouraging officers to limit arrests accordingly. As a retired police officer and former prosecutor, I applaud their action to protect public health and safety and hope others will follow suit. (Balt Sun)

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