Making Baltimore Safer

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By 1999, Baltimore had become the most violent, addicted, and abandoned city in America. But by the mayoral race later that year, we were all sick and tired of open-air drug markets and violent crime. We were looking for new leadership to pull us together, and that is what we voted for. We were looking for new ways to make our city a safer place. And CompStat delivered.

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