Baltimore in ‘Crisis’ Due to Officer Shortage After Months of Anti-Police Policies
After months of pressure from city and county officials heaped upon the Baltimore Police Department and repeated attempts to hamper police work in the city, the ranks have been thinning. As officers retire, others quit, and as budget cuts and policy changes affect still more, it appears that few new recruits are lining up as replacements.
A report by the city’s police union reveals that there are nearly 200 fewer officers today than at this time one year ago, and the lower number of officers poses a safety hazard, CBS Baltimore reports. – READ MORE