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Lawmakers mull giving Maryland AG power to prosecute officers in police-related deaths

December 1, 2022

A year after state lawmakers gave the Maryland attorney general greater investigatory authority in police-involved deaths, local prosecutors have so far declined to charge any officers, prompting state lawmakers to consider giving that power to the state’s top prosecutor. The Maryland Attorney General’s Office’s Independent Investigation Division on Tuesday released its first annual report on 23 police-involved deaths spanning its inception on Oct. 1, 2021, to Sept. 30.

Article Source: The Baltimore Banner

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