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White Maryland officer convicted of assaulting black suspect

UPPER MARLBORO — A white Maryland police officer has been convicted of assault and misconduct after being accused of repeatedly punching a black suspect who was handcuffed and seat-belted in a police vehicle. The state’s attorney for Prince George’s County ...

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Prince George’s officers claim retaliation since filing civil rights suit

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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 ...

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PG police officers file federal lawsuit alleging discrimination, retaliation

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Police officers of color in Prince George’s County filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday alleging the work environment in the county police department is “pervaded by race discrimination and retaliation.” The lawsuit, announced by the ACLU of Maryland, claims white officers ...

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Prince George’s officer charged with assault for striking suspect with cruiser

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A Prince George’s County police officer was charged Thursday with second-degree assault and misconduct in office for allegedly striking a suspect with his cruiser during a pursuit in June. Officer Juan Hernandez was responding to a call for an armed ...

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Lawsuit alleges Prince George’s police assaulted, arrested woman without cause

A Calvert County woman is seeking $130 million from Prince George’s County and two police officers after she was allegedly assaulted and wrongfully arrested while visiting her brother’s apartment last year. La’Moore Queen Devi was visiting her brother in Temple ...

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Federal jury awards $600K to man shot by P.G. police

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A federal jury awarded $600,000 on Wednesday to a man who was shot four times by Prince George’s County police in 2014 while in the passenger’s seat of a vehicle. Darren Kevin Jones suffered injuries to his liver, side, leg ...

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