Secret Supper is June 17th. Get your tickets before they sell out!

Frank M. Conaway, Sr.

Baltimore delegates vote to kill state House bill allowing school police officers to carry guns inside schools

Baltimore delegates vote to kill state House bill allowing school police officers to carry guns inside schools

Baltimore lawmakers voted down legislation Saturday that would have allowed city school police officers to carry guns while patrolling in schools.

The city’s House delegation voted 10-5 against the bill — effectively killing it for this General Assembly session.

The vote was met with approval from advocates who have been pressuring lawmakers against the bill, arguing city officials should focus on providing more resources for youth, not arming police.

“We appreciate the leadership of Baltimore City Delegates who...

81°