When State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby announced she would stop prosecuting people for certain crimes, advocacy groups and progressive politicians applauded her decision. For too long, they said, the justice system has come down hardest on the people who need help. In neighborhood meetings, however, Baltimore families expressed mixed feelings. Can they no longer call the cops when a man walks through their neighborhood tugging the handles of car doors?
Confused over Marilyn Mosby’s new policy on Baltimore drug prosecutions? Here’s what her office says it means.
April 26, 2021