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Baltimore police union: here’s why we should keep the officers’ bill of rights | COMMENTARY

The Baltimore City Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) Lodge #3 has long been an advocate for reform within the Baltimore Police Department (BPD). In 2012, the FOP published a comprehensive report, the Blueprint for Improved Policing. The report called for many of the same reforms being publicly discussed now, such as increased and improved supervisor […]

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Police: 2 teens shot and killed another teen, then fired at officer investigating killing

Police in Prince George’s County, Maryland, said two teens shot and killed a 16-year-old boy in a vacant apartment Thursday night, and then returned to the scene and shot at an officer who was investigating the killing. The bullet “narrowly missed” the officer, Prince George’s County police said in a statement Friday.

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Support high to keep school resource officers in Prince George’s County

A proposal to remove police officers from schools in Prince George’s County, Maryland, does not seem to have support from the community, according to a survey. Of the roughly 13,000 people who responded, 82% said that school resource officers are important or very important for maintaining a safe, positive environment in schools.

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In Baltimore, someone shoots, someone falls, and the cops get there first.

All year long — and for too many years now — gunshots ring out in the city of Baltimore, at least two volleys a day. It has happened more than 700 times in 2020, leaving hundreds of men and women bleeding and suffering on sidewalks and streets, many of them in poor, half-abandoned neighborhoods to […]

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Police Program to Bring ‘Positive Impact’ to Maryland

Annapolis’ police chief hopes the program will combat the state’s 40 percent recidivism rate by providing people with an education for trade work or counseling services. It’s helped 144 people since June.

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