The decline of real policing in Baltimore

In this interview, David Simon (former crime reporter and creator of “The Wire”) reflects on the recent events in Baltimore, describing a police department that lost its way over the last 15 years under an ambitious mayor whose crime-reduction pressures led to mass arrests and manipulation of crime statistics.

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