Over the last three years, authorities and politicians in the City of Baltimore, Maryland, have pulled police out of the neighborhoods in an effort to bow to the demands of the rioters in the Black Lives Matter movement. But now, after three years of higher and higher murder rates, the same neighborhoods are hypocritically crying for the Baltimore PD to return.
…activists in Baltimore’s African American neighborhoods are blaming the cops for the fact that the murder rate for 2017 is the highest number of killings the city has ever seen, Conservative Tribune reported.
This is a far different demeanor than these activists had over cops for the last three years. As CR reminded its readers, “Anti-police protesters gathered in droves and chanted, ‘Pigs in a blanket, fry ’em like bacon’ at riots, helping to gin up hatred toward police.”
Still, African American leaders are blaming cops for the spiraling murder rate saying that the police pullback has put them in danger.
In an interview with NPR, Reverend Kinji Scott claims only the progressive activists wanted cops to be eliminated: