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Anyone notice that New Orleans is not murder-free?

Anyone notice that New Orleans is not murder-free?

Before we go celebrating the selection of Michael Harrison as the proposed new Baltimore police commissioner, everyone involved from City Hall to city residents who feel abandoned or abused by the Baltimore Police Department ought to do some research into New Orleans crime statistics. After all, New Orleans is where Mr. Harrison has spent the last 27 years of his policing and leadership career (“In New Orleans, high regard for Michael Harrison, Pugh’s pick for Baltimore police commissioner,” Jan. 9).

Everyone with a smart phone can get those stats in a...

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