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What the New York Times Got Wrong About Baltimore’s Police

A former Baltimore cop explains why police reforms aren’t to blame for the recent rise in crime

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II first met Anthony Barksdale in the summer of 2007. My partner and I were sitting in our parked car in the driveway of Green Mount Cemetery, a high-crime area in the center of Baltimore. Most nights that…




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