wjz-13 all-news-99-1-wnew 1057-the-fan 1300logo2_67x35
BREAKING: 3-Year-Old Little Girl Dies From Injuries In City Drive-By Shooting | Read Story

Local

Md. To Activate Law Enforcement Council For G-8

View Comments
police lights

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up

PIKESVILLE, Md. (AP) — For the first time, a new team of Maryland public safety officers will work together during the Group of Eight meeting this week in Frederick County.

The Maryland State Police said Thursday that the State Law Enforcement Coordinating Council will be in the county until Sunday to work with state troopers, county deputies and municipal police officers between Thurmont and Frederick.

Police officers who are part of the first deployment will be from the Maryland Transportation Authority Police, University of Maryland Department of Public Safety, Natural Resources Police and the Maryland Capitol Police.

Gov. Martin O’Malley signed an executive order in February to grant police officers from member agencies statewide police powers when working outside their specific jurisdiction as part of the council.

(Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus