More than half of Baltimore’s mayoral candidates have criminal record

“Baltimore is a tragedy that seems to have no end. From widespread hard drug use, to deeply failing schools, to a police department that can’t get its act together, the place just seems caught in a decades long cycle of dysfunction.”

(From Fox Baltimore)

Operation: Crime & Justice found of the 32 mayoral hopefuls, more than half of the candidates have a criminal record.

We found candidates charged with a variety of crimes that included embezzlement, carjacking, as well as false imprisonment.