Cops and bars collaborate to reduce crime in Md.

Troubled area had seen spike in homicides

By Sara Blumberg
Maryland Gazette

BOOMTOWN, Md. — It's a little before midnight Friday when county police Officer Aaron Green and Lt. Steve Thomas drive into Boomtown, blue-and-red emergency lights blazing, parking their vehicles in the median of Route 175.

"Time to check in," Green says as he gets out of the car and walks across the road into the My Place Bar & Lounge.

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