Baltimore City Leaders Distribute Steering Wheel Locks to Combat Carjackings

Baltimore City leaders have launched a new initiative to combat the rise in carjackings in the area. The initiative involves the distribution of free steering wheel locks to residents in certain neighborhoods.

According to Mayor Brandon Scott, the steering wheel locks are a preventative measure that can help deter carjackers. “We know that carjackings are a serious issue in our city, and we need to take action to address it,” said Scott.

The steering wheel locks are being distributed in areas with high rates of carjackings, including Park Heights, Mondawmin, and Cherry Hill. The initiative is part of a larger effort to reduce crime in the city.

Community Members React to Steering Wheel Lock Initiative

Community members are reacting to the new initiative launched by Baltimore City leaders to combat carjackings. Some residents are expressing skepticism about the effectiveness of the steering wheel locks, while others are welcoming the initiative as a step in the right direction.

“I think it’s a good idea to provide people with steering wheel locks,” said Cherry Hill resident Marquise Johnson. “Anything we can do to make it harder for carjackers to steal our cars is a good thing.”

Others are calling for more comprehensive solutions to the problem of carjackings in the city. “We need to address the root causes of crime in our communities,” said Park Heights resident Karen Smith. “We need more investment in education, job training, and community programs that can help prevent crime.”

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