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Md. Senate passes police reform proposals; attention shifts to House

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The Maryland Senate on Wednesday passed police reform proposals to curtail excessive force, limit no-knock warrants, prevent departments from acquiring military equipment, mandate body cameras, make the police disciplinary process transparent and uniform and empower the state prosecutor to investigate ...

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Md. Senate debates allowing disclosure of police misconduct probes

Sen. Jill P. Carter, D-Baltimore. (The Daily Record / Bryan P. Sears)

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. ...

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