Baltimore Residents: We Don’t Think the Police Are Actively Doing Their Jobs

Baltimore we have a problem!

And I’m not talking about police excessive force or the shooting of unarmed black men.

The numbers are startling.

In just 72 hours, this past Memorial Weekend 29 people were shot, 7 were killed.

This month is the city’s deadliest in more than a decade, since 1999.

There have been 108 homicides so far this year, up 40 percent from last year.

City officials are dumbfounded to say the least.

The mayor says it’s disheartening.

The Police Chief Anthony Batts blames, in part, the recent unrest.

“Officers tell me and their supervisors, any time they pull up to respond to a call, they have 30 to 50 people surrounding them. We have to send in multiple units just to do basic police work, which says we have to work on community engagement.”

Batts has added more officers and presence in the Western District where most of the violence is occurring but so far it hasn’t helped.

“It makes it very difficult to follow up on violence that takes place there,” he said. “Clearly, they’re not holding back. They’re getting to those locations and getting surrounded. You have many citizens with hand-held cameras that they’re sticking in the faces of officers, an inch off the officer’s face.”

The real story however may not be anything Batts or the Mayor want to admit.

Arrests numbers are plummeting while the murder rate is surging.

Listen to a part of this report from my CNN colleague Miguel Marquez.

The officer’s voice is disguised for fear of retribution.

Miguel – “And morale? Where is morale for police officers?”

Officer –  “It’s in the sewers. It’s down.  It’s the worse of the worse I’ve ever seen in my career.”

The officer told Miguel the spike in murders and gun crime was the direct result of a coordinated police work slowdown.

Miguel – “Why do you think there is a great increase in the crime rate and the number of shootings in this town?”

Officer – “Officers stopped being proactive.

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Baltimore Residents: Why should they? Just let the DOJ/DHS handle it. After all it was your Mayor who failed you.

Hey you got what you asked for you and all the Thugs and the parents of thugs and don't forget the paid protesters that burned your city down, Black lives only matter when they are shot by Police ! why is it that city's that have a Republican Mayor do not have the problems that the Democrats have ? we have hood rats killing each other under Democrat leadership and we have one of the biggest pet projects of the Democrats  Planed Parent hood that are killing Black Babies by the thousands every year so why do Black Americans keep voting Democratic ?

So Baltimore residents should say "Fine, police. You can rattle suspects in police vans to your heart's content, and shoot unarmed suspects right and left. Just resume fighting crime!".

Timothy you know that is BS.  Baltimore go just what they asked for.  So sorry for the innocent people and the police.  The good people of Baltimore need to make a sincere effort to rein in the ones causing all the trouble. CLUE it is not the POLICE!

Are you saying that the resident of baltimore should just allow the police to rattle suspects to death in paddy wagons?

DUH!  No shit!  What the hell do you expect!?     "Men create the weather then they look up in the sky and say, shit! it's rainin!"

Good one

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All of the Baltimore cops need to resign and move off.

Good job, let the replacements be the thugs that burned and looted the city!!  You are a real

a hole for that statement.  The only people that would want that job are the thugs especially when you know the Mayor will only support them!!!!

I assume that the thugs would demand the right to rattle suspects to death in police paddy wagons!

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Ahh, the joys of open borders and Democrat leadership.

California is not just a public toilet but now there is evidence that leprosy is on the rise in Los Angeles County.

Barack Obama changed US law in 2016 and allowed immigrants with blistering STDs and leprosy to migrate to the US.

Medscape reported:

Leprosy, also known as Hansen’s disease, is rarely seen in the United States, but cases continue to emerge in Los Angeles County, a new report says.

“Hansen’s disease still exists, and we need to educate medical students and physicians,” coauthor Dr. Maria Teresa Ochoa from Keck Medical Center of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, told Reuters Health by email.

Dr. Ochoa and colleagues identified 187 patients with the disease in a review of medical records from their leprosy clinic spanning 1973 to 2018. Most patients were Latino, originating from Mexico, and they experienced a median delay in diagnosis of more than three years, the team reports JAMA Dermatology, online August 7.

Multibacillary leprosy (MB) cases outnumbered paucibacillary leprosy (PB) cases by nearly eight to one (88.6% vs. 11.4%, respectively), and Latino patients were more likely than non-Latino patients to have MB, as were patients from Central or South America (versus other regions).

Most patients (80.7%) received multidrug therapy, and most (92.6%) received antibiotics for more than two years, especially if they had MB.

Only about half of patients (56.7%) had World Health Organization (WHO) grade 0 disability (no signs or symptoms suggestive of leprosy or disability) at the one-year follow-up, whereas 16.0% had grade 1 disability (loss of protective sensation) and 26.2% had grade 2 disability (visible deformity) at the last follow-up.

Among the patients who lost protective sensation, 87.7% (50/57) did not regain it following therapy.

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