Mayor Scott's Statement on Recent Violence in Baltimore

Crest of the City of Baltimore

Brandon M. Scott
Baltimore City
250 City Hall - Baltimore Maryland 21202
(410) 396-3835 - Fax: (410) 576-9425


Sydney Burns
(443) 610-5862

[email protected]


BALTIMORE, MD (Saturday, April 3, 2021) — Mayor Brandon M. Scott released the following statement in response to a fatal carjacking in Baltimore Friday morning:

My heart goes out to the families impacted by this violence. I am thankful for the work of our Baltimore Police Department in immediately apprehending a suspect. This tragedy serves as another example of why comprehensive reform of our criminal justice system must prioritize rehabilitation and trauma-informed services.

Related Stories

Mayor Brandon M. Scott Exploring City Purchase of Hotels to Provide Short-Term & Permanent Housing Solutions for People Experiencing Homelessness

The City of Baltimore, under the leadership of Mayor Brandon M. Scott is exploring purchasing hotels to provide non-congregate housing for people experiencing homelessness.


Mayor Scott's Statement on Chauvin Verdict

Mayor Brandon M. Scott issued a statement on the verdict of Derek Chauvin.


Mayor Scott's Statement on Governor's Central Business District Announcement

Mayor Brandon M. Scott issued a statement on the Governor's announcement that State employees will be moved from State Center to Baltimore's Central Business District.