With the homicide rate being at a record-setting high in 2017 with 343 per capita, it is time to take a different approach to decreasing the violence in Baltimore. Taking a public health approach could potentially get to the root of the violence.
In this Op-Ed, co-authored by A-G’s president, Chris Gonzalez, a public health prescription is introduced as a way to tackle several issues within the city as it pertains to the uprise in violence. This is a great piece that we are proud of, so please take a moment and read it. We are interested to hear your thoughts.