Tag: George Floyd
Anton’s Law was part of a group of police and criminal justice laws that passed in 2021 in the wake of George Floyd’s death and a national reckoning around race and policing.Read More
The anniversary of Floyd’s death will for many be a time of reflection and a time for questions.
What lessons can be learned from that tragic event? Is enough being done to prevent similar acts from occurring? And how much policing is necessary to keep the public safe?Read More
Former Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler said Tuesday that if the former Minneapolis police charged in the killing of George Floyd is convicted on murder and manslaughter charges that those convictions would likely be sustained by a higher court upon appeal.Read More
The new chairman of the Greater Baltimore Committee’s board of directors emphasized the need for racial equity and unity amid national protests over the police killings of unarmed African-Americans.Read More
@BryanRenbaum House Minority Whip Kathy Szeliga said those who were involved in the vandalism and...Read More
Howard County Executive Calvin Ball (D) said he is confident that the organizers of local protests against police misconduct are doing everything they can to make sure that participants follow recommended safety guidelines to prevent the spread of COVID-19.Read More
Baltimore City Council President Brandon Scott said if he is elected mayor of Baltimore he will take concerted action to address police misconduct.Read More
Maryland congressional leaders are urging Gov. Larry Hogan to make more improvements to the state’s new Beacon One-Stop unemployment benefits website because they say constituents are not receiving their benefits in a timely manner.Read More
Frederick County Sheriff Chuck Jenkins said recent proposals calling for the defunding and dismantling of police departments would have disastrous consequences if implemented.Read More
Former Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler said every police department in the state should undergo an independent review of its policies and procedures.Read More
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