Baltimore, MD - May 16, 2024  - As Baltimore City struggles to balance its budget, the cost to protect city officials is mounting, increasing by more than a million dollars from 2021 to 2023.

That’s according to a new Baltimore City Inspector General report, which found the City’s Executive Protection Unit (EPU) spent $1.7 million in 2021, compared to $2.9 million in 2023.

The EPU provides security personnel for the Mayor, City State’s Attorney, and the Police Commissioner.

Although, the protections aren’t provided equally among the top three officials.... Read More: FOX45