The Baltimore Police Department is one step away from changing its district boundaries for the first time in decades.

On Monday, the City Council voted to move forward on a third and final reading to implement the changes

Baltimore City Councilman Yitzy Schleifer commented: "This first police redistricting in 50 years is a great step forward ensuring equitable distribution of police resources. This redistricting also unifies communities into the same police districts to more effectively address crime trends."

The department's goal is to balance the workload in each district, which in turn could improve call response times.... Read More: WMAR2NEWS