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Op-Alt: If Kevin Davis wants a better future for Baltimore, he should rethink the police budget

Op-Alt: If Kevin Davis wants a better future for Baltimore, he should rethink the police budget

There are some things in life you can always count on. Policing is not one of those things. When it comes to policing, the name of the game is to spend a lot and get little in return. Depending on where you live and how you look, what you get at all varies greatly.

I want to start with a bit of context though. I represent the 3rd City Council district in Northeast Baltimore. For the most part its geographic area can be described as four miles of Harford Road and all the neighborhoods along it from Erdman Avenue to the county line, as well as Morgan State University and all the neighborhoods immediately west of Morgan. It is entirely within the Northeastern Police...

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