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Baltimore Behind Bars
City Journal [NY City, NY]*, by Charles Lane

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Posted By:MissMolly, 4/28/2014 2:35:27 PM

Crime and corruption are nothing new in Baltimore, as any viewer of The Wire can attest. But even for Maryland’s largest city, the April 2013 federal indictment charging 25 people with drug dealing, prostitution, and violence was a shocker: all of the alleged crimes occurred inside the city’s biggest jail. Worse, 13 of the accused were guards, who conspired with a violent prison gang to smuggle in contraband, ranging from cell phones to prescription pain pills. Female correctional officers took payoffs to have sex with gang members, including the gang leader, Tavon White, who fathered children with four guards. “This

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Reply 1 - Posted by: snapper451, 4/28/2014 3:31:19 PM     (No. 9828215)

Don´t forget that the racist Congressman Cummings brags about being from the area that The Wire is based on. Amazing that there is nothing but crickets from the press after his illegal pursuit of Right the Vote by using the IRS as a weapon. If a Republican did this there would be no rest from the press until he or she resigned.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 4/29/2014 12:58:35 AM     (No. 9828781)

How many cities in this country have become ghettos because of waste and greed ?

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