A Virginia man filed suit against Frederick and its police chief Monday, alleging officers violated his free speech rights by restricting the abilities of animal rights advocates to protest horse-drawn carriage rides. Jason Saltz wanted to protest the carriage rides ...Read More »
Rapidly changing law on marijuana use and possession in Maryland, from the decriminalization of small amounts to the legalization of medical use, has left some law enforcement officers wondering what the presence or odor of marijuana means for them when ...
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Changes in the law to allow for the production of hemp in Maryland may have unintentionally created a complication for marijuana prosecutions due to the altered definition of marijuana in criminal law, a state lawmaker is arguing. Del. Erek L. Barron, D-Prince ...Read More »
A ballot initiative group formed to oppose the creation of a private police force for Johns Hopkins University is asking a judge to review the preliminary decision by the State Board of Elections that the issue cannot be subject to ...Read More »
Some of the plaintiffs in a lawsuit alleging the Prince George’s Police Department discriminates against officers of color are claiming they are facing retaliation at work since the suit was filed. The lawsuit, filed in December, alleges the department is ...Read More »
Johns Hopkins University leaders have continued to make the case this fall that a police force may be necessary to help secure campuses in the middle of a city experiencing high crime. But even as the university holds panel discussions ...Read More »
Johns Hopkins University will revisit the issue of safety and security on and around its Baltimore campuses after an attempt to create a campus police force failed earlier this year. During the 2018 legislative session, a measure that would have ...Read More »