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Proposal: Stop the killing in Baltimore City

Put gun downs and pick up books 

The Issue

Problem Defined

For people in Baltimore city to stop the killing and help the youth, put guns down pick up books  

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Baltimore has the highest homocide rate among major cities nationwideMORE

2018 279 victims have been killed by A GUN baltimore cityMORE

it has been 279 killing in 2018 by a shooting in Southwestern it has been 46 people who has got killed  out of them 279 people there has been 8 youth out of the 46 people who was killed with 17 years old or younger. 

2017 342 victims been kileed by a gunMORE

in 2017 it has been 342 people who has been killed also by a gun eastern has the most death in 2017 55 people has been killed out of 342 

homicide rate for 2017 MORE

The homicide rate for 2017 is now 55.8 killings per 100,000 people. The previous record was 55.35 per 100,000 in 2015. The city suffered 344 homicides that year, but had thousands more residents.

The most homicides to occur in a year was 353 in 1993, but the city had some 100,000 more residents then.

2013 rate of killing MORE

Violent crime spiked in 2015 after the death of Freddie Gray on April 19, 2015, which touched off riots and a crime wave that has resulted in an increase in murders. The city recorded a total of 344 homicides in 2015, a number second only to the number recorded in 1993 when the population was 100,000 higher. This was the highest murder rate on a per capita basis ever recorded.[10]Baltimore had seen 211 murders as of August 19, 2015, which equaled the total number of murders that occurred in Baltimore in all of 2014.

2016-2018 killing MORE

it has beeen 939 killing by a gun since 2016 batimore city is the most dangerous city to go to out of them 939 people who has been killed 55 people youth was killed in that time from the age 7-19 

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Baltimore homicide rate is on a record high, deadlier than Detroit and Chicago Associated Press

the FBI place Baltimore’s homicide rate - (September 27, 2018)


 342 homicides notched last year in Maryland’s biggest city  a punishing homicide rate of 56 per 100,000 people, according to the FBI’s annual Crime in the United States . Baltimore had announced 343 slayings the year, three deaths were reclassified, eventually bringing  total to 342 in the city of roughly 615,000 inhabitants. 


I am in college, trying make the best for me and help my mother out 

eric mckee

The Solution

Proposed Actions
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gilmore recreation centerMORE

i think they should have this rec open more often it has been 30 people who has been killed from around here. i think they need  more program for the kids to do and not charge no money. its a lot of single parents  that cant afford to pay for the program. put more money around the city for the youth to do it was slow doing the killing. it nothing for the youth to do so they outside in the streets. it not even safe no more to walk to the store cause it some much shooting. you cant let your kids play outside cause it so dangerous 

Expected Results
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less people well get killed in the streets of Baltimore MORE

it well be less killing in Baltimore because they well have more program to do they well be able to go to the rec and do thing the youth wont be outside not doing nothing no more they will have something to do. you put more money toward the youth and the killing well stop  


the budget is 1.32 billion USD for Baltimore city pubic , they be trying to build all these jails for the youth but did not put more money into the school system its plenty of school who don"t have heat , they don"t have enough chairs. they are closing down recreation so what is there to do for the youth , not enough jobs for the youth to many kids has been killed & the last two years , 

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