Those living on the east coast are likely aware of the recent crime wave gripping Baltimore. Demoralized by recent events, Baltimore police officers have clearly disengaged from proactive policing. The citizens of Baltimore are paying the heavy price! And who can blame the police. Most of them likely believe they no longer have the support of their Mayor or Police Commissioner. They also think local prosecutors have become partisanized and will over-prosecute the officers for any mistakes they may make.