'Change Is Necessary': Police Reform Bills Pass Committee Hurdle In Maryland SenateA series of police reform bills passed the committee hurdle in the Maryland Senate Thursday.
Bill Introduced In Maryland House Of Delegates Aims To Hold Law Enforcement Officers Accountable For Use Of Excessive ForceNational voices, local leaders and the families of victims are calling for a shift from protest to policy in the form of a new bill introduced in the Maryland General Assembly on Monday.
'Moms Demand Action' Pushes Lawmakers To Take Action On Ghost Guns, Background ChecksA group of moms is leading the charge for getting untraceable guns off the streets, reforming police departments and making communities safer.
Lawmakers Set To Tackle Policing Reform This Session In Maryland General AssemblyPolice accountability remains among the top priorities in the Maryland General Assembly this session.
Bills To Watch This Session In The Maryland General AssemblyThe latest session of the Maryland General Assembly kicked off last week with a number of changes due to COVID-19.
Prince George's County Police Reform Report Calls For Expanded Oversight Panel, Countywide Use-Of-Force StatuteA police reform workgroup formed in July has submitted its report outlining recommended changes to the Prince George's County Police Department amid nationwide calls for changes to policing.
Amal Awad, Slated To Be Next Anne Arundel County Police Chief, On Police Reform: 'It's Important For Us To Listen To One Another'Come December 7, the Anne Arundel County Police Department will make history if the county council approves the appointment of Chief Amal Awad as the county's next top cop.
As Calls For Police Reform Grow, Some Say One Solution Is to Increase The Number Of Female OfficersAs calls for police reform grow, WJZ's Denise Koch investigates whether one solution is to increase the number of women on the force.
'Legal Equalizer' App Helps People Know Their Rights, Safely Interact With Police: 'Accountability On All Sides For Everybody'The Founder and CEO of the Legal Equalizer app hopes that it will help to de-escalate situations between police and citizens by providing accountability on all sides.
65% Of Marylanders Support Black Lives Matter Movement, New Poll SuggestsIn a new Goucher College poll released Monday, many Marylanders say they support the Black Lives Matter movement, but that they still are favorable toward police.
Poll: 66% Of Marylanders View Police Favorably, But Most Want Some ReformIn a new Goucher College poll, most Marylanders say they want to see some type of police reform even though most are favorable toward police.
Baltimore County Police Provide Lawmakers Glimpse Of Handling Critical IncidentsIn the midst of legislation sitting in the Senate on police reform, the Baltimore County Police Department is providing lawmakers a glimpse into what it's like in their own shoes during critical incidents.
Maryland's Law Enforcement Bill Of Rights Could Be Repealed As Lawmakers Weigh Police ReformsMaryland's Law Enforcement Bill of Rights could be repealed amid nationwide calls for policing reforms.
State Senate Addresses Several Police Accountability Bills In MarylandA rare state Senate hearing was held Wednesday outside of session and addressed several police accountability bills.
Maryland Senate Panel Begins Police Reform HearingsA Maryland Senate panel began three days of hearings on police accountability Tuesday, with Democrats calling for long overdue reforms and Republicans criticizing the process for lacking their inclusion so far.