Justice Department Gives Maryland Law Enforcement Agencies More Than $6.3M For Community PolicingEight Maryland law enforcement agencies will share more than $6.3 million in federal funding to help them hire more officers and other law enforcement personnel, the justice department announced Wednesday.
Baltimore Gets $2.8M In Funding For 10 New Police Positions From DOJBaltimore has been granted the funds for 10 police positions, a total of $2,830,272.
DOJ Allots $6.6M Of Coronavirus Emergency Funding To MarylandThe Department of Justice made $850 million available to help public safety agencies respond to challenges due to the coronavirus pandemic. Maryland agencies will get $6.6 million of that funding.
Israeli Woman Gets 22 Years In Prison For Investment FraudA federal judge in Maryland on Thursday sentenced an Israeli woman to 22 years in prison for orchestrating a scheme that prosecutors said defrauded tens of thousands of investors across the globe out of tens of millions of dollars.
US Attorney Robert Hur Announces Establishment Of MS-13 Information HotlineLaw enforcement is asking for tips about the MS-13 Gang.
Gaithersburg Man Pleads Guilty To Receiving Child Pornography, Extorting MinorsZhi Tian Lang, age 23, pleaded guilty Wednesday to receipt of child pornography and extortion by threats to post revealing photos of the victims on social media.
DOJ Sues Baltimore County Alleging Race Discrimination By Police Dept. In Entry-Level Police HiresThe Department of Justice announced Tuesday its filed an employment discrimination lawsuit against Baltimore County and the Baltimore County Police Department.
Towson Man Pleads Guilty To Federal Charge Of Distribution Of Child PornographyA Towson man pled guilty to a federal charge of distribution of child pornography.
Baltimore Group Ask Residents To 'Drop Off Drugs' To Combat Opioid CrisisBaltimore residents were able to come and drop off prescription drugs and opioids from their medicine cabinets.
DOJ Funds School Security, Criminal Record System InitiativesThese grants are added to the funding to the National Association of School Resource Officers, announced by Attorney General Sessions last week to expand and update their curriculum to support training programs.
FBI's Andrew McCabe Fired, Effective Immediately, Before He Could RetireFormer FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe has been fired, effective immediately the Department of Justice said late Friday night.
Justice Dept. Investigating Planned Parenthood's Use Of Fetal TissueThe Justice Department is looking into Planned Parenthood's practices related to human fetal tissue.
DOJ Investigating Md. Police Department After Claims Of Racial Discrimination Among OfficersThe Department of Justice is investigating the Prince George's County Police Department after several officers claimed they are treated unfairly because of their race.
DOJ Won't Bring Charges Against Officers In Freddie Gray CaseThe Department of Justice will not bring charges against the officers involved in the Freddie Gray case.
Chicago To File Federal Lawsuit Over Sanctuary Cities ThreatChicago will keep fighting President Donald Trump's immigration policies with a federal lawsuit alleging it's illegal for the federal government to withhold public safety grants from so-called sanctuary cities.