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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

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

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

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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