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Freddie Gray, Baltimore & Big City Policing


Marilyn Mosby, State's Attorney for Baltimore, Maryland, discusses tackling the Baltimore’s rising crime and big city policing in an era of reform.

"It’s incredibly important for folks to think about the root causes as to why crimes take place... When we talk about the concentration of poverty in New York and Baltimore it’s very different," says @MarilynMosbyEsq. pic.twitter.com/jDmfBq0lrO

— Brian Lehrer Show (@BrianLehrer) March 15, 2019

"There’s no public safety value in prosecuting marijuana, it disproportionately impacts communities of color, which exacerbates that erosion of public trust, and it’s costly to the limited resources that we have as law enforcement," says @MarilynMosbyEsq.

— Brian Lehrer Show (@BrianLehrer) March 15, 2019


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 2019-03-15  17m