Sunday, July 26, 2009

Addressing Inadequacies In Baltimore Police Policies

He's still at it - thank goodness. Earlier this year, David Simon addressed the failure of Baltimore's newspapers to adequately cover the city's criminals and police in the fifth and final season of The Wire. His message still largely unheeded, Simon recently took matters into his own hands. Writing in the Washington Post, he decried the new city policy that makes it more difficult to identify which police officers have discharged their weapons, or even killed with them. He singles out a police officer who was involved in a fatal shooting after struggling to control her weapon, and notes that this wasn't the first time she's had such an issue.

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