Despite intensive lobbying effort, Johns Hopkins private police legislation faces uncertain future

The lobbying effort to authorize an armed police force at the Johns Hopkins University has won over friends in high places: Maryland’s governor. The Senate president. The mayor of Baltimore. Rep. Elijah Cummings. And billionaire Michael Bloomberg. But to get its police force, the university needs to aim a little lower: at the 22 Maryland delegates and senators who make up Baltimore’s General Assembly delegation. And they are far from sold. (Balt. Sun)

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