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Baltimore City State's Attorney Office releases 2019 annual report

Posted at 2:01 PM, Feb 19, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-19 14:02:00-05

BALTIMORE — The Baltimore City State's Attorney Office released its 2019 Annual Report on Wednesday.

The 48-page document provides information on the office's conviction data, funding raised for victims and witnesses, and community outreach efforts over the past year.

"This annual report is a testament to the hard work of my dedicated staff," said State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby. "As the report reflects, this past year continued my commitment to serve the citizens of Baltimore to ensure one standard of justice for all regardless of one’s race, sex, religion or occupation.”

This past year, the overall conviction rate for the office was 95 percent with the following conviction rates by respective units:

  • Felony Unit: 90%
  • Homicide Unit: 81%
  • Gun Violence Enforcement Unit: – 91%
  • Narcotics Unit: – 98%
  • Special Victims Unit:– 96%
  • Major Investigations Unit:– 98%
  • Public Trust and Police Integrity Unit – 87%

The report also highlights some of the convictions that occurred in 2019 including a 75-year sentence for the murderer of 7-year-old Taylor Hayes and a 65-year sentence for high-ranking Black Guerrilla Family gang affiliate, Roderick King.

It also dives into the individual conviction rates for each of the State's Attorney's seven prosecutor units that culminate in a 95% overall conviction rate for the office.

This past year, the State’s Attorney’s Office served 11,387 victim and witnesses of crime; offered 797 grief counseling sessions; relocated 286 families and secured more than $3.2 million in grant funding for prevention prosecution and victim services.

To view the online version of the report, click here.