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Vice squad commanders in Maryland working for casino

ANNAPOLIS — The captain and lieutenant who oversee the Anne Arundel County Police Department’s gambling investigations have side jobs as security guards for the developer building the casino at Arundel Mills, according to documents obtained by The Capital. Capt. Randy ...

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Union defends P.G. officers charged in beating of UM student

UPPER MARLBORO — The president of the Prince George’s County police officers union says the public shouldn’t rush to judgment against two officers charged with beating a University of Maryland student. Officers James Harrison and Reginald Baker were indicted Tuesday ...

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Catonsville man gets 5 life terms for police shootout

A Baltimore judge has sentenced a 37-year-old Catonsville man to five life terms, plus 80 years in prison for firing on police officers during a traffic stop. Judge Edward R.K. Hargadon sentenced Bradrick Green on Monday to five life terms ...

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Court of Appeals: Whistleblower’s motivation irrelevant

A state employee cannot be denied whistleblower protection just because his decision to disclose possible misconduct by two of his fellow campus police officers was personally motivated, the Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday. The court’s opinion overturns a decision by ...

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P.G. County officers banned from off-duty work at parties

PALMER PARK — The Prince George’s County police department is banning its members from working security at house parties while off-duty after five officers were hired for a weekend party where someone drowned, police said Tuesday. Deputy Police Chief Kevin ...

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Bel Air officers dismissed from Defend Life suit

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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Week in review: 6/3/11

Immigrant tuition foes gather names Opponents of in-state tuition rates for illegal immigrants submitted petitions with more than 40,000 signatures to the State Board of Elections in their plan to put the measure on the November 2012 ballot. This was more ...

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Bealefeld: Training, leadership can cut settlement losses

Facing tough questions about the cost of police misconduct litigation at a Baltimore City Council budget hearing Tuesday afternoon, Police Commissioner Frederick H. Bealefeld III suggested the department’s “unprecedented” and “unparalleled” training programs coupled with discipline for wayward officers is ...

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