February Eclipses January in Number of Homicides

After Baltimore City authorities celebrated that January of 2016 didn't have as many homicides as January of 2015, and that it was the first month since April 2015 without 27 or more homicides, a series of incidents have pushed February 2016 past February 2015 in the number of homicides. A double homicide on Saturday, February… Continue reading February Eclipses January in Number of Homicides

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Safe Streets Baltimore since 2011

The┬áSafe Streets program in Baltimore has been active since 2009 in different neighborhoods. According to their website,┬áSafe Streets works like this: "The Health Department funds community-based organizations to implement the Safe Streets model in identified target neighborhoods. Safe Streets emphasizes the delivery of a unified message that violence is no longer acceptable through community organization… Continue reading Safe Streets Baltimore since 2011