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A new fight over local control is brewing: How much control should Baltimore have over its police force?

March 9, 2023
Policeman watching the St Patrick's parade

After Baltimore residents overwhelmingly voted in favor of the city having control of its police department last November, debate swirled early this year around the timeline of formalizing the city’s authority. Advocates came out in force against a proposed delay — and appear to have gotten their way. Now, there’s a new wrinkle emerging, pitting the police commissioner and Mayor Brandon Scott’s administration against those same advocates and some of the Baltimore City Council.

Article Source: Baltimore Sun

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