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Robert A. Smith: General Assembly action decimates policing in Maryland

April 12, 2021
A police car

In the name of “police accountability and transparency” the partisan General Assembly hastily cobbled together pernicious amendments to existing laws and created new laws that systematically decimates Maryland policing and its ability to effectively perform its statutory duties to safeguard lives and property, maintain order; provide public safety, enforce laws; and make arrests. The rights of police officers are guaranteed by the Constitution and U.S. Supreme Court precedence.

Article Source: Capital Gazette

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