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Retired BPD Deputy Commissioner discusses Baltimore's violence prevention plan

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Melvin Russell, retired Baltimore City Police Deputy Commissioner

BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) – Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott unveiled the city’s first resident-informed, multi-year violence prevention strategy Friday morning. 

The Baltimore City Comprehensive Violence Prevention Plan— effective July 1, 2021- June 30, 2026– is the final product of the mayor’s Draft Violence Prevention Framework and Plan that received input from hundreds of Baltimore residents. 

Melvin Russell, retired Baltimore City Police Deputy Commissioner, joins Dr. Kaye to discuss the mayor's public safety strategy. 

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