Police: 60% of Gun Offenders in Last 18 Months Received Suspended Sentence

BALTIMORE (WBFF) — Police Commissioner Kevin Davis says from arrest to conviction some of Baltimore’s most dangerous criminals are on the street with little to no fear of breaking the law and getting any serious jail time.

For the past 18 months, the Baltimore Police Department has tracked gun offenders from their point of arrest to their sentencing.

In 60% of the cases, the gunman has seen a suspended sentence. Davis says, “They know if they’re caught nothing is gonna happen to them they know it.”


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