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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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Frosh seeks standards on police force, no-knocks, weapons

Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh successfully argued that not every criticism of a person holding a position of public trust addresses a matter of public concern. (The Daily Record/File Photo)

Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh on Tuesday called for a statewide standard on the use of police force, sharp limits on the use of no-knock warrants, a ban on police use of military weapons and the creation of a ...

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Md. Senate bill would permit disclosure of police misconduct probes

"What we have done is move Maryland into the forefront of police reform," says Sen. Jill P. Carter, D-Baltimore.  (The Daily Record/File Photo)

Saying the legislation would help uncover law enforcement’s bad apples, a Baltimore state senator urged her colleagues Thursday to pass legislation that would remove documents relating to police misconduct investigations from the list of “personnel records” automatically exempt from disclosure ...

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Anton Black’s family sues police, medical examiner in 2018 death

Ken Ravenell, Baltimore Attorney wtih the city skyline in the background. MF-D 3/22/06.

Anton Black’s family filed a federal lawsuit Thursday against three Eastern Shore towns and the Maryland medical examiner’s office, alleging the unarmed 19-year-old Black man was killed by police and that the slaying was covered up by a forensic pathology ...

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Anton Black’s backers allege open-meetings violation by Greensboro leaders

Anton Black. Black's heart condition and mental illness were significant factors in his "sudden cardiac death" during a struggle with law enforcement officers on Maryland's Eastern Shore, according to an autopsy report. cessive force on the 19-year-old before his Sept. 15 death in Caroline County. (LaToya Holley via AP)

A group seeking answers in the police-involved death of a 19-year-old Greensboro man has accused the Caroline County town’s leaders of illegally changing the rules of council meetings to stifle uncomfortable questions at public sessions. The Coalition for Justice for ...

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