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Washington Post- A legislative work group appointed by Maryland House Speaker Adrienne A. Jones voted to recommend repealing the Law Enforcement Officers Bill of Rights, a controversial statute that protects police accused of wrongdoing and has been cited by critics as a major roadblock to holding officers accountable. Read More 

Baltimore Sun- Patricia DeMaio, the city’s deputy state’s attorney of major crimes, acknowledged prosecutors don’t have authority to stop police from executing a no-knock warrant approved by a judge. DeMaio, however, said Mosby’s directive makes clear the office does not approve of such tactics. “We work with our law enforcement partners and we have the same goal in mind, which is the pursuit of justice. But we also have to look at what the citizens of our country are saying that they want,” DeMaio said. “We can’t sit silently.” Read More

Washington Post- As Maryland lawmakers consider proposals to restructure policing, a new poll finds an overwhelming majority of state residents support independent investigations of police wrongdoing, a statewide use-of-force policy and making police misconduct records available to the public. Read More

Washington Post- Even in a city that has experienced violence such as Baltimore, the double slaying of Jennifer Jeffrey-Browne and her 7-year-old son Kester A. Browne III in 2015 was particularly horrific. Both were shot to death in their home, the second-grader discovered in his bedroom in his pajamas. But Baltimore has more than 300 slayings per year, and in recent years the police have solved less than half of them. Eventually the case grew cold. Read More 

WJZ- You might remember the celebrated release of the Harlem Park Three last year. Now grown men, in 1983 at age 16, they were wrongfully convicted of murder. Their release was a victory thanks to the Baltimore City State’s Attorney’s office and the Innocence Project. Now for the first time, we hear from all three who sat down with WJZ’s Vic Carter in an exclusive interview. Read More

WJZ- You might remember the celebrated release of the Harlem Park Three last year. Now grown men, in 1983 at age 16, they were wrongfully convicted of murder. Their release was a victory thanks to the Baltimore City State’s Attorney’s office and the Innocence Project. Now for the first time, we hear from all three who sat down with WJZ’s Vic Carter in an exclusive interview. Read More 

Fox 45- The Board of Estimates approved Wednesday a $500,000 state grant for the Baltimore Police Department. The grant will go towards the Maryland Criminal Intelligence Network, which consists of federal, state and local partners. Just this week, the leaders announced the indictment of seven accused drug dealers through the networks’ investigative work. Read More

WJZ - “Continuous collaboration and partnership is key to tackling the violence in our city,” said State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby. “As illustrated today, data-driven tactics, and forthright and deliberate sharing among all law enforcement partners can strategically combat the violence plaguing our communities.” Read More

Fox 45- Baltimore City State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby is warning that if the Trump administration sends federal agents to Baltimore and Philadelphia to "engage in the same illegal vigilante activities" as in Portland, they "will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law." Read More

WBAL-TV- Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby alongside Philadelphia’s District Attorney penned an op-ed in The Washington Post Thursday, denouncing President Donald Trump's threat to deploy federal agents to their cities. Read More