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Md. Senate debates allowing disclosure of police misconduct probes (access required)

The Maryland Senate took a step Tuesday toward passing legislation aimed at increasing public access to completed internal police investigations, as it narrowly defeated a proposal to ensure allegations of police misconducted deemed “unsubstantiated” would remain confidential. Sen. Jill P. Carter, the legislation’s chief sponsor, said the proposed carve-out for unsubstantiated complaints would have essentially killed ...

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