In Baltimore, State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby announced that a policy enacted at the start of the pandemic, which stopped prosecution of drug and prostitution charges, would become permanent. Mosby says, “For over a year, we basically came out and said we're not going to prosecute these low-level offenses … The drug arrests went down by 80%. The number of individuals going in and out of jails went down by 39%." Aired on 04/12/2021.
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Marilyn Mosby On Permanently Halting Prosecution Of Drug Charges: ‘Our Violent Crime Went Down 20%’