Legislation aimed at making police departments more responsive to community concerns following riots in Baltimore last spring drew scorn Tuesday from Democrats who say the bill does not go far enough and scorn from Republican legislators concerned that the proposed statewide reform effort fails to address the unique law enforcement needs of each jurisdiction.Read More »
The Maryland General Assembly must not forget the residents of low income city neighborhoods in the coming debates over legislation addressing police accountability in the aftermath of Freddie Gray’s death, says Sen. Lisa Gladden, D-Baltimore City.Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — Advocates and lawmakers Tuesday called for more robust data collection and reporting when it comes to arrests, traffic stops and other police interactions with the community. “The biggest hole in the data is that it is not disaggregated,” ...
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GREENBELT — Police accountability will be the topic of discussion at an annual ACLU dinner. The American Civil Liberties Union of Maryland will be joined by the group’s chapters in Prince George’s and Montgomery counties on Tuesday evening at the ...Read More »