ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin is scheduled to discuss new legislation he is sponsoring to create a nationwide alert system to catch violent criminals who have injured or killed police officers.

Cardin is scheduled to discuss the measure Wednesday in Crownsville.

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The measure also would initiate alerts when imminent or credible threats of harm are made against law enforcement officers.

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Cardin is scheduled to discuss the measure with Anne Arundel County law enforcement officers.

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