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Maryland Public Information Act

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  • Debate over police and community relations seeps into dissent from Maryland's high court

    Debate over police and community relations seeps into dissent from Maryland's high court
    The national debate over law enforcement and minority relations seeped into a ruling from the Maryland Court of Appeals in a case that attempted to make the state police reveal whether a trooper had been disciplined for misconduct.
  • Anne Arundel police: One-third of 2014 complaints against officers were valid

    Anne Arundel County police investigated 78 complaints against its officers last year — including 31 for excessive force — and determined a third were valid, a department report shows. The department details the number of complaints and...

    Records of police misconduct can be kept from public, court rules

    Records of police misconduct can be kept from public, court rules
    Internal records related to a police officer's misconduct cannot be disclosed to the public and are exempt from the Maryland Public Information Act, the Court of Appeals ruled Thursday. The question before the state's highest court centered on whether...

    Commission says blackjack dealers can 'hit' on 17

    Commission says blackjack dealers can 'hit' on 17
    The house would win more blackjack hands at Maryland casinos under a pending rule change approved Thursday. State gambling regulators approved casinos' request to allow blackjack dealers to draw a card on a hand known as a "soft 17" — a change that...

    Mayor on police slowdown: 'As long as they plan to cash their paychecks, my expectation is that they work'

    Mayor on police slowdown: 'As long as they plan to cash their paychecks, my expectation is that they work'
    Addressing a slowdown in police activity, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Wednesday that officers who refuse to do their jobs can face internal discipline. The mayor made clear she is concerned that some officers deliberately may not be doing...