In 1974 Maryland enacted the state’s Law Enforcement Officers Bill of Rights. This protects police officers from investigation and prosecution from their work conduct. This is a common police protection in many states. One of the police reforms bills proposed in Maryland would repeal this law. Police reform advocates are advocating for a new model to improve police accountability. More of this story here.
(Orlando, Florida) It’s been over a year since the Community Response Team pilot launched in Orlando. Last year, the Orlando Police Department partnered with Aspire