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Top Gubernatorial Contenders On Crime and Justice

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A week before early voting starts, we look at what the top two gubernatorial contenders say about criminal justice, and keeping Marylanders safe. Our analysts are Andy Green, opinion editor of the Baltimore Sun and Morgan State criminal-justice Professor Natasha Pratt Harris. We discuss sentencing policy, gun laws and whether a governor has a role in addressing the appalling surge of murders in Baltimore City.

Sheilah Kast is the host of On The Record, Monday-Friday, 9:30-10:00 am.
Melissa Gerr is a producer for On the Record. She started in public media at Twin Cities Public Television in St. Paul, Minn., where she is from, and then worked as a field producer for Oregon Public Broadcasting in Portland. She made the jump to audio-lover in Baltimore as a digital media editor at Mid-Atlantic Media and Laureate Education, Inc. and as a field producer for "Out of the Blocks." Her beat is typically the off-beat with an emphasis on science, culture and things that make you say, 'Wait, what?'