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Crime the focus of Baltimore budget hearings this week

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Posted at 6:13 AM, Jun 06, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-06 08:35:27-04

BALTIMORE — Budget hearings continue this week in Baltimore City. This time the focus will be on crime.

The city council will review budgets Monday for the State's Attorney's Office and the Mayor's Office of Neighborhood Safety and Engagement, otherwise known as MONSE.

On Tuesday, councilors will review the Baltimore Police Department's budget.

RELATED: Baltimore PD releases extensive short-term crime plan ahead of budget hearings

Last month, several council members led by Eric Costello called for the police department to release a short-term crime plan by Friday, June 3.

Police Commissioner Michael Harrison released a 163-page response with information about how the department spends its money. You can see that response here.

For a full schedule of the hearings, click here.