Safe Streets Baltimore since 2011

The Safe Streets program in Baltimore has been active since 2009 in different neighborhoods. According to their website, Safe 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 and public education. Safe Streets also incorporates and emphasizes a strong street outreach component, with outreach workers canvassing neighborhoods and connecting with high-risk youth and young adults during evenings and weekends to diffuse situations and link them to services. Safe Streets is a tool that communities can use to restore the safety of their streets and strengthen community bonds through community mobilization, outreach, public education, faith, and criminal justice community involvement.”

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January 2016 Homicides

January 2016 had 17 homicides reported to or by the Baltimore City Police Department. One was a hit-and-run homicide which can go either way in the final determination, but we’ve kept it in because it’s still under investigation.

You can see charts and graphs for these numbers in the charts and graphs page. All data are collected from public sources, news reports, and information released to the public by official agencies.

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