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“Safe Steets” office raided in Baltimore

In case you’re wondering how police could possibly be opposed to a “violence prevention program” like a city-funded program that “hires ex-felons to mediate disputes,” consider this from the Baltimore Sun: “One of the guns found in a raid on the Safe Streets violence prevention program’s East Baltimore office has been connected to at least two shootings.” Also found were…

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“He shouldn’t be up there with Martin Luther King”

No, Freddie Gray should not be. What a disgrace to MLK, Jr. I hate to paraphrase The Trump, but just because you are killed or die in police custody does not make you a hero. But such is politics in Baltimore. When these officers look at this larger-than-life mural with Gray in the center, they see a drug dealer next…

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Baltimore Equals New York City in Homicides

I often joked about this, but I really never thought this day would happen. On August 16, both New York and Baltimore had 208 murders. Baltimore has added another 8 since then. I’m not certain about NYC. New York City has 7.5 million more residents than Charm City. 0