‘He saw me as the n-word’: Baltimore principal says he was verbally abused by Baltimore County police officer

Baltimore County police are investigating a claim that a white county police officer insulted and demeaned an African-American city school principal during an encounter last month in Owings Mills. Vance Benton, who has been principal of Patterson High School in East Baltimore for eight years, wrote a letter to county officials, including County Executive Johnny Olszewski and the county’s new police chief Melissa R. Hyatt, telling them that he had never experienced such “degradation, disrespect and humiliation.” (Balt. Sun)

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