Harrison outlines his crime reduction plan for Baltimore


We have seen him all over Baltimore as the newest face in fighting crime and reducing guns and making our city better but this was our first chance to get to know police commissioner Michael Harrison at Faidley’s in Lexington Market just before the holiday.

This is the finale of three episodes where we continue our discussion about the consent decree, policing in the 20th century and how his Crime Reduction & Departmental Transformation Plan are expected to work in the coming months for the citizens of Baltimore.

As always on Baltimore Positive, we asked a lot of questions and learned a lot.

We have taken some time this month to add some “holiday bonus” editions of Baltimore Positive that will be coming your way into December with Marty Schwartz, Debbie Phelps and Isaac Hametz and  in addition to our long-form chats with Baltimore City police commissioner Michael Harrison, Speaker of the House Adrienne Jones and the incomparable Wes Moore to start 2020 with bonus positivity.

Nestor and Don are also just released a 100th episode retrospective on Baltimore Positive.

We’d be “thankful” this holiday season if you subscribe to Baltimore Positive and make it a part of your weekly routine!


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Friday, January 3 – Mayoral candidate T. J. Smith at Faidley’s 10 a.m.

Thursday, January 16 – Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh at State Fare in Catonsville 10 a.m.

Friday, January 17 – Former Maryland governor Martin O’Malley at Faidley’s inside World Famous Lexington Market 10 a.m.

Thursday, January 23 – Retiring Maryland State Senator Bobby Zirkin at Jennings Cafe in Catonsville noon

Thursday, February 6 – Candidate for Comptroller of Maryland Bill Henry at Jennings Cafe in Catonsville 10:30 a.m.

Thursday, February 13 – President of Downtown Partnership of Baltimore Kirby Fowler at Faidley’s Lexington Market 11 a.m.

Thursday, February 20 – Baltimore County School Superintendent Darryl Williams at State Fare in Catonsville 11 a.m.

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Hope to see you around Baltimore soon!