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Md. Supreme Court considers fee waiver denial in police records case

The Baltimore Police Department last week defended its decision not to waive a $245,000 fee for police misconduct records requested by a community advocacy group.

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Md. high court will weigh fee waiver denial in police records case

Maryland’s top court will consider whether the Baltimore Police Department must waive the fee it charges requestors of public records when the data sought relates to officers’ use of force.

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Chauvin’s conviction removes pro-police presumption, Md. lawyers say

The murder conviction of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin for the recorded and widely disseminated slaying of George Floyd has removed the long and wrongly held courtroom presumption that an officer’s use of deadly force was appropriate, Maryland prosecuting ...

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General Assembly overrides Hogan’s veto, enacts police reforms

The Maryland General Assembly on Saturday overrode Gov. Larry Hogan’s veto and enacted police reform proposals intended to curtail deadly and excessive force, limit the use of no-knock warrants and make the police disciplinary process subject to greater civilian oversight. ...

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Hogan vetoes police reform proposals; legislative leaders seek to override

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan Friday evening vetoed police reform proposals intended to curtail deadly and excessive force, limit the use of no-knock warrants and make the police disciplinary process subject to greater civilian oversight. The measures, however, passed both the ...

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Police reform’s passage draws Dems’ cheers, GOP jeers

Democratic legislators on Thursday basked in the General Assembly’s passage of police reform legislation to curtail deadly and excessive force and make the police disciplinary process uniform across the state and with greater civilian oversight. But their Republican colleagues – ...

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General Assembly sends sweeping police reform legislation to Hogan

Maryland’s Democratic-led General Assembly on Wednesday gave final approval to a raft of police reform proposals to curtail deadly and excessive force, limit no-knock warrants and make the police disciplinary process uniform across the state and with greater civilian oversight. ...

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