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Bunny Colvin:
The Community Savior
By
Connor MacKenzie
From "That's Got His Own," 4.12 The Wire
hen it comes to saving the city of Baltimore,
no man utilizes as many unconventional
methods as Howard “Bunny” Colvin.
Colvin’s way of thinking within the Police Department
is to save the community first and foremost, to ignore
the trivial arrest mandates pushed on him by his
superiors. Therefore, once Colvin becomes Major of
the Western Baltimore Police District and approaches
his thirty-year mark on the job, he uses this position of
power to attempt to save his community through the
“free-zone” initiative where the drug trade is relocated
into three confined and heavily monitored areas
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