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Board of Estimates to consider $50K for police training programs

The city's spending panel is scheduled to consider Wednesday a $50,000 consultant agreement with a Baltimore law firm to conduct three training programs with police. The contract with Warnken LLC would run through the end of June and involves the law firm leading programs titled "Cars, Cops & Stops," "Seeking, Obtaining and Executing Arrest Warrants and Search Warrants" and "Preparing for and Presenting Police Testimony in Court," according to the Board of Estimates' agenda.

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Board of Estimates approves $35K settlement in officer’s discrimination suit

Kimberly Broyles claimed in her lawsuit that she suffered brain trauma after when she was injured in June 2009 while trying to subdue a drunk suspect and continues to have physical and mental problems. But after Broyles returned to work, supervisors recommended her for the Medical Leave and Abuse Control Program, which is "designed for officers who abuse non-line-of-duty medial leave," according to her lawsuit.

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City spending panel OKs $80K settlement in alleged police assault

The city's spending panel is scheduled to consider Wednesday an $80,000 settlement with a Randallstown man who alleged he was assaulted by police while walking to his car. Timothy Ashe sought $1 million in punitive damages and more than $75,000 in compensatory damages in his lawsuit, filed in January 2014 in Baltimore City Circuit Court.

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Judge: Officers can’t be videotaped at internal affairs’ interviews

(Photo illustration by Maximilian Franz)

The Montgomery County Department of Police last fall installed cameras to tape interrogations of officers in Internal Affairs Division investigations. But the department may never get a chance to use the equipment after a county judge ruled last week video recording officers during interrogations violates state law.

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