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Prince George’s Co. considering registry of gun offenders

UPPER MARLBORO — People convicted of gun crimes in Prince George’s County could soon be required to register, regularly check in with police and submit to home visits from officers. The Washington Post reports the nine-member county council has signed ...

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Police boost downtown presence for summer crowds

Baltimore officials hope a more visible police presence combined with a more extensive camera network will help keep downtown crowds safe this summer. An extra 50 foot patrol officers will be on hand at night Thursdays through Sundays and on ...

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DNA-on-arrest case heads to high court

With Thursday’s mandate looming and Maryland’s top court holding fast to its decision that collection of DNA on arrest is almost always unconstitutional, Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler’s next step was expected to be a petition to the U.S. Supreme ...

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Court of Appeals will not reconsider decision limiting DNA collection

Maryland’s top court will not reconsider its decision last month that effectively bars police officers from collecting DNA samples from anyone arrested on charges of committing a violent crime or attempting to commit one. The Court of Appeals refusal to ...

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