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Lawyers preparing civil suits for victims of police shooting (access required)

The four Baltimore police officers who failed to recognize William H. Torbit Jr. as one of their own and shot him dead Jan. 9 refused to cooperate with an independent review board that released its report Thursday. But the public ...

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Bel Air officers dismissed from Defend Life suit (access required)

A federal judge in Baltimore has dismissed Bel Air police officers as defendants in a lawsuit brought by anti-abortion demonstrators, finding the officers were simply acting as backup for Maryland state troopers and did not participate in the alleged constitutional-rights ...

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Police department ‘personnel records’ excepted from MPIA (access required)

Records of an internal police investigation into the conduct of two officers are “personnel records” and thus cannot be released to a county inspector general reviewing whether a drunk-driving cover-up occurred, Maryland’s top court ruled Wednesday. With its 5-2 decision, ...

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Ex-Flex Squad officers’ suit dismissed (access required)

Four former members of the disbanded Southwestern District Flex Squad have lost their $40 million federal lawsuit alleging that police department leaders violated their constitutional and civil rights by suspending them from active duty. The officers also alleged that internal ...

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