Joint Statement from Mayor Brandon M. Scott and Baltimore State's Attorney Ivan J. Bates

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BALTIMORE, MD (Thursday, April 18, 2024) – Today, Mayor Brandon M. Scott and Baltimore State’s Attorney Ivan J. Bates released the following joint statement. 

“Recently, we sat down for a very frank and productive conversation about Baltimore’s public safety priorities and the future of our work together. Unfortunately, our recent disagreements arose from miscommunications and misstatements that we believe can be addressed through regular meetings which will begin, next month. Our frank discussion allowed us to lay a foundation for what we believe will be a more effective partnership, moving forward.”

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