The Baltimore Police Department makes an inviting target for critics these days. Not only does the city’s high homicide tally continue apace, but other crimes from robbery to carjacking have been rising in recent months, too. Police accountability and a court-supervised consent decree to address longtime racial inequities that were spotlighted by the Freddie Gray uprising seven years ago are, at best, works in progress. And did someone mention public corruption?
On police budget, Mayor Scott goes pragmatic — again
April 13, 2022