Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott is resisting calls to declare a state of emergency to deal with juvenile crime.

Earlier this week, Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser declared a state of emergency following a soaring number of carjackings and car thefts by juveniles.

"I want to be clear, we see no need to follow in her footsteps," said Mayor Scott on Wednesday.

A state of emergency would allow the city to expedite funding and mutual aid to combat juvenile crime.... Read More: FOX45