Tag: Maryland State Police
If armed protesters march on Maryland’s state capitol this Sunday the state’s law enforcement agencies will be ready to address the threat, according to a spokesperson for the Maryland State Police.Read More
Maryland’s law enforcement personnel have been diligent in making sure that the state’s residents are abiding by restrictions aimed at preventing the spread of the coronavirus.Read More
Chisholm: Hogan’s latest ‘draconian measures’ allow businesses to ‘weaponize against other businesses’
Del. Brian Chisholm (R-Anne Arundel) said Gov. Larry Hogan’s recent decision to have the Maryland State Police expand a 24/7 hotline in which COVID-related restriction violations can be reported will encourage both neighbors and business owners to turn on each other.Read More
Maryland’s law enforcement agencies will ramp-up COVID-related compliance checks ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday to make sure that state and local restrictions aimed at reducing the spread of the virus are followed, Gov. Larry Hogan said Monday.Read More
The number of gun purchase applications processed by the Maryland State Police so far this year is already about 48% higher than the total number of applications processed last year, according to data MSP recently provided to MarylandReporter.com.Read More
He urged fellow lawmakers on Wednesday to pass legislation that would allow workers in high-risk professions — including firefighters, EMTS, probation officers, nurses and security guards at houses of worship — to carry handguns.Read More
The number of rapes in Maryland increased last year by 15% over the previous year, according to an annual FBI Uniform Crime Report, released Sept. 30. This was significant — the largest year-over-year increase for the state since the FBI’s definition of rape was revised in 2013.
It’s also wrong. In fact, many of Maryland’s crime statistics reported by government agencies are unusually inconsistent — even “astounding” and “bizarre” — according to a national crime statistics expert.Read More
The recent move to remove criminal penalties for 10 grams of marijuana or less has been heralded by its supporters as radical reform that would save state money, and alleviate a significant portion of drug-related arrests, which are racially imbalanced.
But a hole in that legislation — one that remains unaddressed — is that drug paraphernalia remains criminal.Read More
Early stumbles in Maryland governor’s race are expected. Sometimes, though, those slips have lasting consequences. Already, Attorney General Doug Gansler and Harford County Executive David Craig have shot themselves in their political feet — wounds that might prove fatal.Read More
The Board of Public Works approved Wednesday the State Police’s purchase of a $7.1 million advanced 911 system which could allow citizens to call, text or even tweet for help.
The State Police, which handles about 3% of the state’s crime calls, will not only be on the cutting-edge of technology, they’ll have, well, technology in the 21 barracks where 911 calls are answered on standard telephones.Read More
The dispute with the state police that led Prince George’s County Sen. Joanne Benson to stall the confirmation of Acting Maryland State Police Superintendent Marcus Brown last week has been resolved, and Benson said she will vote for his permanent appointment Friday.Read More
Del. Michael Smigiel wants people who have been issued a permit to carry a firearm in Maryland’s border states to have the Second Amendment right to carry them here.
But the Maryland State Police, which handles gun permit requests, vehemently opposes Smigiel’s proposed legislation.Read More
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