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Baltimore police reform remains essential to any hope of crime reduction

August 23, 2022
Policeman watching the St Patrick's parade

Last week, U.S. District Court Judge James K. Bredar made an observation that deserves to be repeated — and perhaps engraved and framed. While acknowledging that Baltimore faces significant law enforcement challenges right now including a serious shortage of officers and an uptick in gun violence, he rejected any suggestion that the consent decree bears blame for this. The five-year-old decree, an agreement to implement police reforms entered into by Baltimore’s elected officials, its police department and the U.S.

Article Source: Baltimore Sun

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