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Baltimore state’s attorney candidate Ivan Bates unveils prosecution plan he says would reduce violent crime

March 2, 2022

Baltimore state’s attorney candidate Ivan Bates unveiled a detailed plan Tuesday for how he’d bring down a persistently high rate of violent crime as the city’s elected prosecutor. Touting beefed-up gun prosecution, enhanced law-enforcement cooperation, data-driven training and new diversion programs, Bates’ plan details how his administration would “prioritize removing violent offenders from our communities” and “support alternatives to incarceration.”

Article Source: Baltimore Sun

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