Harbor Hospital

MedStar Harbor Hospital joins Baltimore's Safe Streets anti-violence initiative

MedStar Harbor Hospital joins Baltimore's Safe Streets anti-violence initiative

MedStar Harbor Hospital is the newest addition to Baltimore’s Safe Streets program, introducing two responders to the hospital’s emergency department to work with victims of violent crime.

Safe Streets employs community members who have personal experience with violence to mediate and promote non-violence. The hospital has hired one full-time responder and one part-time responder to work evenings and weekends. Responders will help diffuse conflicts and prevent retaliation.

The violence interruption program launched at the hospital in March and is...

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