Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby, Mayor Bernard C. "Jack" Young and Police Commissioner Michael Harrison have all embraced the idea of modeling the city’s policing style after Chicago. But when you look at the long list of problems both cities have had, such a move doesn’t add up.
Baltimore is looking for ways to lower its crime rate. Young and Mosby visited Chicago to learn about its policing strategies since crime has been dropping there. Now, the city wants to invest way more money into policing and surveillance to be more like Chicago.
But … the Windy City has a HUGE police problem!