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City State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby responds to Governor Hogan's letter

Posted at 10:35 PM, Sep 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-19 15:24:25-04

BALTIMORE — City state's attorney Marilyn Mosby held a late-night press conference on Wednesday in regard to Governor Hogan's letter to Attorney General Frosh, directing him to prosecute violent crime.

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Mosby stated that she has attempted to meet with the Governor several times to no avail and that she looks forward to sitting down with the Governor to collaborate “to insure that we talk about real solutions that are going to actually change the trajectory of the crime in our city.”

In Hogan's letter, he stated that far too often violent offenders are receiving a slap on the wrist before being released to commit more violent offenses.